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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: In my state a screening is obtained prior to hospital discharge and again at a week or more. This will pick up the majority of issues including those ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
17 years experience Neonatology
Newborn screen: Usually it is done twice. Day 1 & 14.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Which screening ??: Metabolic screening is usually done after 24 hours and again after a week. Further study is not indicated unless a clinical indication arised.Hearing ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Two ways.: Contact the newborn's pediatrician. Or contact Newborn Screening Program New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Center Empire State Plaza ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
See below: There are three types of galactosemia-classic one and two variants. GALT, galactose-1-p uridyl transferase deficiency results in classic form whereas ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
USA: All states in the US require PKU newborn screening blood testing. Canada has been performing the test since 1960.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
3 tests?: Can you be more specific? Newborn screening varies from state to state. In my state, only 1 test is done to screen for galactosemia. If it comes ba ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Usually not...: If a baby is found to have g6pd deficiency on newborn screening, it usually means that the infant actually has it. The test can be falsely negative in ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Yes: Glutaric acidemia type 1 is part of the pa newborn screening. Please discuss those results with your pediatrician if you have concerns.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
More information nee: Infant my have increased bilirubin (jaundice) or may also have infection and anemia. Infant may also be normal. Check with baby's physician!
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Ped cell lifespan: Red cells are made without nuclei & carry a limited set of enzymes to convert sugar to energy & maintain the cell wall for their 100 day lifespan.G6pd ... Read More

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