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Newborn Screening


Newborn Screening provides early detection of infants with genetic and metabolic disorders. Most states in this country provide newborn screening for inherited disorders such ad PKU, Sickle Cell Disease and Galactosemia. In some states there may be as many as twenty-five (25) metabolic disorders screened for in a newborn at birth. Early detection for these disorders is critical to the quality of life and management for your children.

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The American Sickle Cell Anemia Association is a comprehensive health organization whose mission is to connect with families inspiring hope and improving their quality of life ultimately working to create a world without sickle cell disease.

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All information is merely for educational and informational purposes for sickle cell anemia. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice, please seek an appropriately qualified and licensed physician for medical advice. Should you decide to act upon any information given, you do so at your own risk.
While the information has been verified to the best of our abilities, we cannot guarantee that there are no mistakes or errors.
We reserve the right to change this policy at any given time, which will be promptly updated. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.