• 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_MolecularTrainingWorkshop2015_8.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="/PublishingImages/DSC_0230.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="/PublishingImages/DSC_0234.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

 

 

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.
Adding to NBS Panels for Decision Makershttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS-Expanding-Newborn-Screening-032016.pdfAdding to NBS Panels for Decision MakersA summary of recommendations for state decision makers charged with adding conditions to state newborn screening panels.
Newborn Screening Checklist for Legal Actionhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS Legal Checklist 032016_final.pdfNewborn Screening Checklist for Legal ActionRecommended actions for public health employees in the event of legal action related to a state newborn screening program
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.

 

 

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