Newborn Screening Overview
Newborn Screening is a program that identifies babies at risk of having rare, but serious medical conditions that can affect normal development. BabyShield Newborn Screening combines biochemical testing of 100+ metabolic & genetic conditions with confirmatory genetic testing for screen-positive results. It aims to achieve early identification of conditions. Thus, resulting in early intervention that can lead to the elimination or reduction of mortality, morbidity and disability in affected newborns.