FAQ About Newborn Screening

Newborn screening tests use a dried blood sample collected during the first week after birth to measure the presence of disease biomarkers (a measurable substance or characteristic that is indicative of a disease).


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  • SourceUrl: http://www.genome.gov/27556918
  • Syndication ID: 3364
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 01:59 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 12:00 AM

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