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