Maternal serum and amniotic fluid alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) determination has become widely used in prenatal maternal evaluation. The calculation of the results is cumbersome and dependent on several factors, including gestational age, weight, and race. A Lotus-123 Macro subprogram was developed to collect the needed data elements and perform the required calculations. A brief summary of AFP testing, the calculations required, and the Macro subprogram is presented.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Informatics in Pathology|
|State||Published - 1987|
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