The fact sheets for health care professionals were created by the American College of Medical Genetics and the American Academy of Pediatrics. These fact sheets, called ACT sheets, describe the short term actions a health professional may follow when caring for an infant who receives a positive A screening test that looks for different disorders using a small sample of blood taken from a newborn’s heel. A positive or abnormal newborn screening result means that there are slight differences that were found in the baby’s blood, and further testing is needed to figure out if the baby has a metabolic disorder. result. You can access these fact sheets by clicking on the button below.PROVIDER PROTOCOLS
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