Which tests are performed in the diagnosis of preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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All women who present with new-onset hypertension should have the following tests:

  • CBC

  • Serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) levels

  • Serum creatinine

  • Uric acid

  • 24-hour urine collection for protein and creatinine (criterion standard) or urine dipstick analysis


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