What is

NEWBORN SCREENING?

Learn about Utah’s Newborn Screening Program and how we are improving the lives of nearly one out of every 300 infants born in Utah.

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Families

Newborn Screening is the first step towards a healthy start for your baby. Read more about the disorders identified, the clinics treating these disorders, and where to find support.

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Health Care Professionals

Get instructions for collecting samples and handling results, as well as resources to share with your patients.

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Purchase Newborn Screening materials directly through our website.

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Latest News

Get the latest news on Newborn Screening advancements, as well as first-hand accounts from families helped by this program.

“Levi’s Story” -Laura

Levi was born in June of 2011. As far as we knew, a healthy and strong baby, making us the … …

“Drake’s Stor...

Our son, Drake, was born during a routine c-section and there were no complications. He was healthy …

“Trigg’s Story” -Trisha

My husband and I were married on Dec 12, 2012. We knew that as soon as we were married we … …

FAQs

What disorders will my baby be checked for?

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How is the blood for the tests collected?

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Why does my baby need newborn screening?

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What is the purpose of newborn screening?

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Stats & Data

Quick diagnosis and immediate treatment are critical. See how Utah hospitals rank at collecting samples correctly and on time, and transporting them to our lab in a timely manner.

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