Apt Test (Downey Test, Fetal Hemoglobin Stool Test, Stool for Swallowed Blood)

Reference Ranges
Hb F (Fetal Blood in Stools, Pink Solution)
Infant (0 - 1y) < 1.00 Negative
Hb A (Maternal Blood in Fetal Stools, Brownish Yellow Solution)
Infant (0 - 1y) < 1.00 Positive

Summary References

Treatments:

1. Heath, K. Abruptio Placentae. in 5-Minute Clinical Consult, 15th ed. Domino, FJ editor. Lipponcott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2007.

2. McRury JM, Barry RC (June 1994). "A modified Apt test: a new look at an old test". Pediatr Emerg Care 10 (3): 189–91. PMID 7520161.

3. http://www.medindia.net/bloodtest/hematology/fetal_hemoglobin.htm

4. http://www.uihealthcare.com/depts/med/pediatrics/iowaneonatologyhandbook/procedures/apttest.html

5. http://www.fpnotebook.com/OB/Lab/MdfdAptTst.htm

6. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7520161

7. http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Apt+test

8. http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0020156.jsp

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