Pregnancy Test Protocol
All women of reproductive age must take a pregnancy test prior to participating in a MRI study. The test will be done the day of the study at the UNF. The test results will be verified by one of the UNF operators. Participation in a study is conditional on the test results being negative.
Females who must take the test
- All female participants between the age of 12 and 60 years of age.
Female participants between 50-60, who are menopausal for over 24 months without interruption, may be exempt.
Females who are automatically excluded form an MRI study
Females who are pregnant or who are trying to become pregnant.
Females who refuse to take the pregnancy test.
Women who have had the following surgeries do not have to take the pregnancy test
- Hysterectomy Ovaries removed