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
Collection Container: Newborn screening kit (WSLH)
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.
Transport specimen to laboratory. Do NOT put Neonatal screening card in zip-lock bag or any other plastic bag.
Circles are not filled completely.
Blood on the tan cover of the card.
Specimen received more than 7 days after collection.