Open Neural Tube Disorder


PerkinElmer supports your efforts to provide excellence in screening for open neural tube defects (ONTD). We supply a choice of instrument platforms to meet every laboratory’s needs for detection of alpha-fetoprotein (hAFP) both for primary screening and for follow-up testing.

Our hAFP assays offer the high performance that characterizes the DELFIA® technology. Analytical performance is particularly important in screening for open spina bifida, since improved precision leads to a reduction in the false-positive rate.

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PerkinElmer DELFIA® and AutoDELFIA™ hAFP kits are for the quantitative determination of human Alpha-fetoprotein (hAFP) in maternal serum and amniotic fluid. The level of hAFP in amniotic fluid and maternal serum is elevated in connection with fetal malformations, especially neural tube defects (NTDs).

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