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How do they do the test for sickle cell trait?
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Dr. Mark Patterson
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In brief: Heelstick in nursery
Hemoglobin screening is part of the 'state screen' done on all hospital-born newborns prior to discharge from the nursery.
It generally takes about 2 weeks to get the results back and are sent to the baby's doctor of record.

In brief: Heelstick in nursery
Hemoglobin screening is part of the 'state screen' done on all hospital-born newborns prior to discharge from the nursery.
It generally takes about 2 weeks to get the results back and are sent to the baby's doctor of record.
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