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Congenital hypothyroidism: screening laboratory handbook

This handbook sets out laboratory standards and guidelines for congenital hypothyroidism (CHT) screening in newborn babies.

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Public Health England

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Cystic fibrosis: screening laboratory handbook:

This handbook sets out laboratory standards and guidelines for cystic fibrosis (CF) screening in newborn babies.

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Public Health England

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Newborn blood spot screening: Laboratory guide for IMDs

This publication covers all 6 inherited metabolic diseases (IMDs) and incorporates the previous PKU and MCADD laboratory handbooks.

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Public Health England

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Newborn Bloodspot Screening Programme: supporting publications

The NHS newborn blood spot (NBS) screening programme helps identify several rare but serious diseases with a small blood sample, also called a heel prick test.
These diseases include the rare inherited metabolic diseases (IMD) introduced in January 2015.
Healthcare professionals and parents can refer to these leaflets to learn about the diseases and to discuss a baby’s test results.

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Public Health England

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Newborn Bloodspot Screening: sampling guidelines

These documents explain how to take a newborn blood spot screening sample.

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Public Health England

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Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening: handbook for laboratories

The handbook for laboratories sets out policy and standards for laboratories and includes contact details for the laboratory support service.

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Public Health England

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Standards for NHS newborn bloodspot screening

This document presents the revised national standards for the NHS Newborn Blood
Spot (NBS) Screening Programme. These standards replace Standards for Newborn
Blood Spot Screening August 2013 and have an implementation date of April 2017

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Public Health England

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