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Neoxpert by TMS Test (Newborn Screening 40+ Analytes)

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Overview

Newborn screening is a routine set of tests conducted shortly after a baby is born to detect potential developmental, genetic, and metabolic disorders. These screenings are performed before symptoms appear, enabling early intervention and treatment for these conditions. While these disorders are generally rare, early detection is crucial for effective management. A comprehensive newborn screening panel typically examines around 40 to 50 disorders to ensure comprehensive coverage.

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Neoxpert by TMS Test (Newborn Screening 40+ Analytes) Price

Metropolis Healthcare is a leading diagnostics centre and pathology lab in India equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies that provides the Neoxpert by TMS Test (Newborn Screening 40+ Analytes) with a clear pricing structure.

The Neoxpert by TMS Test (Newborn Screening 40+ Analytes) Price in Mumbai is ₹ 5,095 .

We are committed to deliver accurate and quality results from the best labs in India with complete transparency regarding test cost and turnaround time. No matter where you are, we strive to offer patients high-quality service that is affordable and accessible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Neoxpert test by TMS measures over 40 parameters, including amino acid and acylcarnitine profiles in newborns.

  • To screen newborns for metabolic disorders or inborn errors of metabolism and treat or manage them effectively
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of ongoing treatment for metabolic conditions
  • Neoxpert test by TMS is recommended for all newborns within 48 hours to 5 days of birth, regardless of symptoms or family history.
  • Babies with symptoms suggestive of metabolic conditions, such as poor feeding, vomiting, lethargy, seizures, or developmental delays, may also undergo this test.

Abnormal results may suggest disorders such as phenylketonuria (PKU), maple syrup urine disease (MSUD), homocystinuria, medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency etc.

After a simple heel or finger prick on the baby, a small amount of blood is collected on a special filter paper card. The sample is then sent to the laboratory for testing.

  • Fasting is recommended for at least four hours before sample collection.
  • Inform your doctor if your baby was recently given any amino acid supplements or medications, as these can affect test results.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any specific requirements.
  • Additional testing may include repeat testing, plasma amino acid analysis, or gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS).
  • Genetic testing or molecular analysis may also be done to confirm certain disorders.

Newborn Screening: 40+ Analytes or Newborn Metabolic Screening Test

Here are some of the defects that newborn screening can detect:

  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • Congenital hypothyroidism
  • Galactosemia
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Maple syrup urine disease
  • Homocystinuria
  • Biotinidase deficiency
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Medium chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCAD)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Amino acid disorders
  • Fatty acid oxidation disorders
  • Hemoglobin disorders
  • Lysosomal storage disorders
  • Organic acid disorders
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency
  • Hearing loss

Critical congenital heart defects (CCHD)

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