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Common tests during labor  
Abstract:  Lists five tests that are commonly administered during labor and delivery. Explains what the test is looking for and what the results may mean. This handout is also part of the birth booklet, "Pregnancy and Giving Birth," document #UH2334, available through Materials Management (
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 1999, June 1, 2006
UWMC Availability:  Family Medicine Center-RII; Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC); Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care
Specific Subject(s):  Pregnancy; Diagnostic Tests; Childbirth
Language(s):  English; Spanish; Somalian
Audience:  Women; Patient; Parent
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Technical
Cost: Unknown
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