A fetal autopsy includes an examination of the internal & external body parts after the demise of a fetus due to an elective termination of pregnancy or health anomalies. This may often involve extraction of small pieces of tissues for further laboratory examination involving genetic or infectious studies testing. For fetuses and newborns, the examination of the Placenta Placenta-Scope- Read more is usually part of the autopsy.
Helps understand the underlying cause of the death of the foetus which may be a disease or a birth defect.
Turn Around Time of 7 days
Helps parents understand the risks for future pregnancies or others in the family.
Accurate interpretation of results by expert pathologists
Booking The Test
Doctor places an order for the test
The sample is collected and shipped to the lab
Testing and analysis are carried out
Reports are shared within 7 working days
Please note that Fetal Autopsy can only be ordered by a physician. They would also be the only person to receive your results and will pass them along to you. If you are unable to find a physician, contact us on 1800-266-5533 & we will organise one for you at no additional cost.