TSH Neonatal Screen from Dried blood spot Test in Ahmedabad
This is a new-born screening test which checks for primary hypothyroidism by testing TSH.
To identify babies at risk for congenital primary hypothyroidism.
As per Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) this is a part screening tests that should be done for all new-borns usually done within 48-72 hours of birth to detect inborn errors of metabolism .
This test belongs to category A of IAP along with the following two tests 17-Hydroxy Progesterone & G6PD Level. They should be done for all new-borns.
High TSH is indicative of primary hypothyroidism which can lead to physical, mental and intellectual development disorders unless treated.
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