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New Born Screening (NBS)

New Born Screening (NBS)

Newborn screening identifies babies with treatable congenital disorders to prevent adverse outcomes. All of the disorders on the newborn screening panel can be detected by a blood spot collected on filter paper after 24 hours but within 48 hours of birth.

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Early diagnosis helps immediate treatment before the baby becomes sick. Usually the affected babies are treated by modification of the diet and/or avoidance of fasting. If the baby requires a repeat test more information will be given about the specific disorder which is suspected. Without appropriate management, some disorders can cause severe disability or death


Various Immunological Techniques

Sample Type

Blood Spot on filter paper


7-10 days

Sample Report