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What tests are done on newborns?

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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
PKU and Billirrubin: Normal newborns only have a bilirrubin level, that is a predictor for jaundice and a newborn screen or pku.
Answered on Apr 30, 2016

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