Other Newborn Screening FAQs

Basic information for topics, such as "What is it?" and "How many newborns are tested?" is available in the About Newborn Screening section. Answers to other Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) specific to newborn screening are in this section.


  1. Baby’s First Test. (2016). The Recommended Uniform Screening Panel. Retrieved March 9, 2017, from http://babysfirsttest.org/newborn-screening/the-recommended-uniform-screening-panel 
  2. Baby’s First Test. (2016). What happens to the blood sample. Retrieved March 9, 2017, from http://www.babysfirsttest.org/newborn-screening/what-happens-to-the-blood-sample 
  3. Tarini, B. A., & Lantos, J. D. (2013). Lessons that newborn screening in the USA can teach us about biobanking and large-scale genetic studies. Personalized Medicine, 10(1), 81–87. Retrieved March 6, 2017, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3626167/
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