• More Than Just a Test: It's a System

    More Than Just a Test: It's a System

    Learn more about the coordinated system that makes newborn screening possible.
Our Work

APHL strengthens the role of public health labs in newborn screening and genetic testing and designs strategies to address changes in the field.

 

 

Conferences & Trainingshttps://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=1Conferences & Trainings<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/NBS_training-1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/training/Pages/default.aspx, https://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/training/Pages/default.aspx
Quality Assurancehttps://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Quality Assurance<img alt="" src="/programs/newborn_screening/PublishingImages/NBS_IMG_3060_Molecular.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Pages/quality-assurance.aspx, https://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Pages/quality-assurance.aspx
Molecular Resourceshttps://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Molecular Resources<img alt="" src="/programs/newborn_screening/PublishingImages/NBS_DriedBloodSpots_QA.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Pages/molecular-resources.aspx, https://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Pages/molecular-resources.aspx

 

 

NBS: More Than a Test. It is A Systemhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/POLICY-2019Feb-NBS-System.pdfNBS: More Than a Test. It is A SystemThis document details how newborn screening is conducted in public health laboratories, and why it is important.
Adding to Newborn Screening Panels: An Effective Processhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS_NBSPanelConditions_FactSheet_updated102015.pdfAdding to Newborn Screening Panels: An Effective ProcessA discussion of factors to be considered when adding a condition to a state newborn screening panel, including an evaluation of benefits and harms, impacts on systems of care, and steps to make any changes.
SCID Testing Implementation Reporthttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS-2018Nov-SCID-Implementation-Report.pdfSCID Testing Implementation ReportThis report details how SCID NBS has markedly improved since its addition to the RUSP in 2010.
RDBS Toolkit (2018 update)https://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS-Jan2018-RDBS-Toolkit-Update.pdfRDBS Toolkit (2018 update)An updated version of the 2014 Residual Dried Blood Spot (RDBS) Specimens Educational Toolkit, with a revised position statement.