A test for oestrogenic activity; cervical mucus smears form a fern pattern at those times when oestrogen secretion is elevated, as at the time of ovulation; a test to detect ruptured amniotic membranes. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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A test that is used to determine if the amniotic sac has ruptured. The test enables a health care provider to detect premature leakage of amniotic fluid from fetal membranes in a minimal amount of time. A vaginal liquid pool specimen is obtained with a swab, allowed to dry completely in room air and...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. a test for estrogenic activity; cervical mucus smears form a fern pattern at those times when estrogen secretion is elevated, as at the time of ovulation; similar changes have been reported to occur in saliva; 2. a test to detect ruptured amniotic membranes.
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Fern test refers to detection of a characteristic fern like pattern of cervical mucus when a specimen of cervical mucus is allowed to dry on a glass slide and is viewed under a low power microscope. Fern test is used to provide indirect evidence of ovulation and fertility, however this test does no...
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