Using Fetal Fibronectin to Diagnose Pre-term Labour

The role of rapid fetal fibronectin assay in the management of spontaneous preterm labour

The objective of this report is to evaluate the added value of using fetal fibronectin (Rapid fFN for the TLi™ System, referred to here as the rapid fFN assay) to diagnose spontaneous preterm labour (PTL) in symptomatic women, which is the only fFN detection modality currently available in Canada and the United States for this indication.

Information Specialist: Liz Dennett

Publication Type: Health Technology Assessments /
Systematic Reviews

Year of Publication: 2008

Topics: Diagnosis, Maternal and Child Health

Authors: Paula Corabian, Christa Harstall

ISBN (print): 978-1-897443-13-2

ISBN (online): 978-1-897443-14-9

INAHTA URL: http://www.inahta.org/upload/Briefs_8/08045_IHE_Fetal_Fibronectin_PreTerm_Labor.pdf