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OD650

Specialty:

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Pulmonology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

As pregnancy progresses, the amniotic fluid becomes more turbid. This can be semiquantitated by measuring its absorbance at 650 nm. It correlates with the increase in lamellar bodies, which serve to scatter light and thus make the fluid appear turbid.

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