Upon Registering for Sandor Newborn Screening you will receive a sample collection kit.
During the final stages of your pregnancy, talk to your doctor about Sandor Newborn Screening.
Within 48 hours of the baby’s birth, give us a call on our toll free number. Our paramedic will visit your hospital and collect few drops of blood from a small prick on your baby’s heel, on a special filter paper. The collected sample are sent to our laboratory. The sample collection needs to be done within/during 48 hours after birth and before you leave the hospital.
A well trained laboratory personnel will collect baby's sample on a specialized filter paper.
At the laboratory, the sample is tested for over 50 genetic and metabolic conditions.
The result is available within 48 hours. The test result conclude
No abnormalities for the conditions screened.
Potential risk of a disorder.
Testing positive for one of the conditions indicates the increased risk of a medical condition. An additional test may be necessary for confirmation and parents are contacted in such instances.