Amniotic fluid Indicators

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COMPONENT CONVENTIONAL UNITS FACTOR RECOMMENDED SI UNITS
APPEARANCE
Early Gestation
Term

Clear
Clear or slightly opalescent
- -
Clear
Clear or slightly opalescent
ALBUMIN
Early Gestation
Term

0.39 g/dL
0.19 g/dL
10
3.9 g/L 1.9 g/L
BILIRUBIN
Early Gestation
Term

<0.075 mg/dL
<0.025 mg/dL
17.10
<1.3 imol/L
<0.41imol/L
CHLORIDE
Early Gestation
Term
Approximately equal to serum chloride Generally 1-3 mEq/L lower than serum chloride
-
1
Generally 1-3 mmol/L lower than serum chloride
CREATININE
Early Gestation
Term

0.8 - 1.1 mg/dL
1.8 - 4.0 mg/dL (generally >2 mg/dL)

88.40

71 - 97 imol/L
159 - 354 imol/L (generally >177 imol/L)
ESTRIOL
Early Gestation
Term

<10 ig/dL
<60 ig/dL

3.468

<347 nmol/L
>2081 nmol/L
LECITHIN/SPHINGOMYELIN
Early (Immature)
Term (Mature)

<1:1
>2:1

1 1

<1:1
>2:1
OSMOLALITY
Early Gestation
Term
Approximately equal to serum osmolality
230 - 270 mOsm/kg

1
1
Approximately equal to serum osmolality
230 - 270 mmol/kg
PCO2
Early Gestation
Term

33 - 55 mm Hg
42 - 55 mm Hg (increases toward
Term)

0.1333

4.4 - 7.3 kPa
5.6 - 7.3 kPa (increases toward
Term)
pH
Early Gestation
Term

7.12 - 7.38
6.91 - 7.43 (decreases toward
Term)

1

7.12 - 7.38
6.91 - 7.43
PROTEIN, TOTAL
Early Gestation
Term

0.60 a 0.24 g/dL
0.26 a 0.19 g/dL

10

60 a 2.4 g/L
2.6 a 1.9 g/L
SODIUM
Early Gestation
Term
Approximately equal to serum sodium
7 - 10 mEq/L lower than serum sodium

1

7 - 10 mmol/L lower than serum sodium
CYTOLOGICSTAINING, OIL RED O
Early Gestation
Term NILE BLUE SULFATE
Early Gestation
Term

<10%
>50%
0>20%

0.01
0.01
Stained fraction: <0.1
>0.5 Stained fraction: <0.0
>0.2
Urea
Early Gestation
Term

18.0 a 5.9 mg/dL
30.3 a 11.4 mg/dL

0.1665

3.00 a 0.98 mmol/L
5.04 a 1.90 mmol/L
URIC ACID
Early Gestation
Term

3.72 a 0.96 mg/dL
9.90 a 2.23 mg/dL

59.48

221 a 57 imol/L
589 a 133 imol/L
VOLUME
Early Gestation
Term

450 - 1200 mL
500 - 1400 mL (increases toward
Term)

0.001

0.45 - 1.2 L
0.5 - 1.4 L (increases toward
Term)