REGISTER

A drop of blood that secures the future of your baby

STEP:1 Registering for Newborn Screening


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.

SAMPLE COLLECTION

STEP 2: SAMPLE COLLECTION

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.

TESTING

STEP 3:TESTING

At the laboratory, the sample is tested for over 50 genetic and metabolic conditions.

REPORTS

STEP 4:REPORTS

The result is available within 48 hours. The test result conclude

No abnormalities for the conditions screened.

(or)

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.

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