What is Obstetrical Color Doppler?
The Obstetrical Color Doppler test is an imaging test performed as a part of Biophysical Profile or BPP during the third trimester of pregnancy. It uses ultrasound to create an image of the blood flow patterns in the umbilical cord with respect to both mother and the fetus.
Why is Obstetrical Color Doppler done?
- To diagnose and assess fetal health conditions like intrauterine growth retardation or IUGR, reduced movements of fetus in the third trimester
- To identify cases of multiple fetus
- To diagnose conditions like high level of amniotic fluid (polyhydramnios) and low level of amniotic fluid (oligohydramnios)
Preparation for Obstetrical Color Doppler
- No special preparation required
Colaba Market, MUMBAI
The CLINICAL LABORATORY of Shahbazker’s Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd., Colaba is the 5th lab in Mumbai & 21st in India to be granted accreditation by NABL, and the 1st Lab in Mumbai and 2nd in India to be accredited under ISO 15189 (specific for medical Laboratories). NABL is a body under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. Its criteria are based on ISO 15189:2007.