Mar 29, 2015




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Neonatal Screen

Neonatal Screen (NEOSCR) WSLH Lab Test

Name: Neonatal Screen

Test Name: Neonatal Screen

Health Link Test Code: NEOSCR

LIS Test Code: NEON

CPT Code(s): 83788, 82017, 82261, 83498, 83516, 82775, 83020, 84443, 84510, 84030

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

Link: http://www.slh.wisc.edu/wslhApps/RefMan/wslhSearch.php?searchTerm=newborn&TEST_REFERENCE_ID=6506&submitIt=testDetail

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Newborn screening kit (WSLH)

Collection Instructions:

Call UWHC Hospital Lab (608) 263-7060 to obtain Newborn screening kit.

Collect after 24-48 hours of age. Follow instructions included with kit exactly. Fill circles completely. Allow specimen to dry throughly (for a minimum of 3 hours) before closing the cover.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to laboratory. Do NOT put Neonatal screening card in zip-lock bag or any other plastic bag.

Unacceptable Criteria:

Circles are not filled completely.

Blood on the tan cover of the card.

Specimen received more than 7 days after collection.