Newborn Blood Spot Test

A Newborn Blood Spot Test is a Clinical Investigation.

A Newborn Blood Spot Test is performed to identify any serious condition that a baby may have. It involves the collection of a blood sample from the heel, usually when the baby is between 5 and 8 days of age. 

All babies are screened for:

For further information on Newborn Blood Spot Tests, see the NHS website at: Newborn blood spot test.

 

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