Lamellar body count

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Lamellar body count
Purposeassess fetal maturity

The lamellar body count is a test for assessing fetal lung maturity.[1][2]


  1. ^ Wijnberger LD, de Kleine M, Voorbij HA, et al. (April 2009). "Prediction of fetal lung immaturity using gestational age, patient characteristics and fetal lung maturity tests: a probabilistic approach". Arch. Gynecol. Obstet. 281 (1): 15–21. doi:10.1007/s00404-009-1033-0. PMC 2780670. PMID 19381669.
  2. ^ Ghidini A, Poggi SH, Spong CY, Goodwin KM, Vink J, Pezzullo JC (April 2005). "Role of lamellar body count for the prediction of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome in non-diabetic pregnant women". Arch. Gynecol. Obstet. 271 (4): 325–8. doi:10.1007/s00404-004-0653-7. PMID 15221326. S2CID 20536867.

3. Laboratory Testing To Assess Fetal Lung

Maturity Darlynn J. Lafler, BS MT(ASCP)CLS, and Arturo Mendoza, MD From the Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women Department of Pathology, San Diego, CA laboratorymedicine> July 2001> number 7> volume 32