Fetal Fibronectin

Last Modified: 8/18/2021 10:18:06 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes: Please contact PHL Client Response at 266-1500 (Option 1) to request the special collection kit
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: Special Collection Kit (cervicovaginal swab from the posterior fornix of the vagina)
Collection Instructions:  
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 72 hours Refrigerated
Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Results

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: This test is for Pregnant Women between 24 and 36 weeks gestation. 

Do not order test if: gestation <24 weeks or >36 weeks, cervical dilation >3 cm, cervical cerclage, amniotic membranes have ruptured, moderate or gross vaginal bleeding, multiple gestation eg. twins, placenta previa (partial or complete), sexual intercourse in the preceding 24 hours.
Methodology: Lateral Flow, Solid-Phase Immunochromatographic Assay
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Stat Eligible: Yes
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Huntington, Parkview Noble, Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: FFN
EPIC Test Code: LAB287
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82731

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