Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A

PAPP-A is a protein released by the placenta and lining of the uterus during normal pregnancy. Low blood levels are seen in women who are carrying a baby with Down syndrome. Low blood levels measured between 8 to 14 weeks of pregnancy indicate an increased risk of premature delivery, preeclampsia (high blood pressure), retarded growth or possibly death of the unborn baby.


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k sadler

Posted 7 years ago
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ive just found out i have low leels of PAPP-A just wondering if you could tell me more had a NT scan and the can side came back normal range but got told cause of my low PAPP-A im still in the high risk catagory so just wondering if i could find out a bit more about this or what it means????

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