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Test Name: Neonatal Screen

Test Code(s): NEON / NEOSCR

CPT Code(s): 83788, 82017, 82261, 83498, 83516, 82775, 83020, 84443, 84510, 84030

Clinical Significance: Screen for the following disorders: Argininosuccinic Acidemia (ASA), Biotinidase Deficiency, Citrullinemia (Type I&II), Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital Hypothroidism, Cystic Fibrosis, Fatty Acid Oxidation (12), Galactosemia, Sickle-cell disease, Hemoglobin S-Beta Thalassemia, Hemoglobin S/C Disease, Hemoglobin Variants, Homocystinuria, Hypermethioninemia, Hyperphenylalaninemia, Maple Syrup Urine Disease, Organic Acidemia (14), Phenylketonuria, Tyrosinemia (Type I, II & III), and severe combined immune deficiency disease (SCID)

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.

Request Form: WSLH Newborn Screening Kit - Obtain from lab (263-7060)

Days Performed: Mon-Fri.

Turnaround Time: Routine: 1 - 2 days.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Blood

Collection Instructions: Collect after 24-48 hours of age. Follow instructions included with kit exactly. Fill circles completely. Allow specimen to dry throughly before closing the cover.

Collection Container: Preferred: Newborn screening kit (WSLH)

Specimen Transport: Transport specimen to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220). Do NOT put Neonatal screening card in zip-lock bag or any other plastic bag.

Unacceptable Criteria: Circles are not filled completely.
Blood on the tan cover of the card.
Specimen received more than 7 days after collection.


Report sent directly to ordering physician. Report provides interpretation.

Newborn Screening

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