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Table 1 Complementary exams routinely recommended in Brazil according to trimesters of gestation

From: Adequacy of antenatal care and its relationship with low birth weight in Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil: a case-control study

Trimester Exams
First Cervical colpocytology and laboratorial exams: blood typing; serology for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Syphilis and Hepatitis B; stool culture test; complete blood count; urine culture and fasting blood glycemia
Third Serology for Syphilis and AIDS, and if necessary for Toxoplasmosis and Hepatitis B; urine culture and fasting blood glycemia
First, Second or Third Ultrasound – at least one
  1. Source: Program for Prenatal and Birth Care Humanization and Municipal Protocol [12, 14].