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The following are some of the tests conducted during pregnancy:

Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) blood test

Amniocentesis

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Biophysical profile

Chickenpox (varicella) titre

Chorionic villus sampling

Contraction stress test

Cystic fibrosis

Electronic fetal heart monitoring

Fetal blood sampling (cordocentesis)

Fetal Doppler ultrasound

Fetoscopy

First trimester tests

hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin)

HIV

Nonstress test

Oral glucose tolerance test

Pap smear

Pregnancy detection tests

Prenatal ultrasound

Progesterone

Quad marker

Rh factor

Second trimester tests

Sickle cell screening

Tay-Sachs screening

Third trimester tests

Toxoplasmosis

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Reviewed by Trina Pagano, MD, FACOG on July 22, 2012

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