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Newborn Screening Test Overview

The purpose of Newborn screening  is to detect potencially fetal conditions in newborn as early as possible, even before they develops any signs or symptoms of that disorder. Such early detection allows treatment to begin immediately, which reduces adverse effects of the condition.
The newborn screening program includes more than 40 disorders which are very rare called as Inborn errors of metabolism. Inborn Errors of Metabolism are disorders that are usually caused by gene mutations that alters synthesis of proteins, carbohydrates & fats. Due to which certain toxic natural chemicals produced by the body get abnormally accumulated. 

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Summary Price Of Newborn Screening Test

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The cost of Newborn Screening Test in India varies as per the city in India.

The average price of Newborn Screening Test ranges from ₹6000 to ₹7000.

The price for the test in the following cities is:

  • Chennai: ₹6,000
  • Delhi: ₹6,000
  • Mumbai: ₹6,000
  • Pune: ₹6,000

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Frequently Asked Questions

Parents who have previously had healthy babies or have no family history of any disorder of such type may still have babies born with these disorders. In most cases, the babies born with the disorder appear to be totally healthy. With the new-born screening test, your doctor can find a problem with your baby before it causes any major concern.

Newborn screening test includes CF, TSH, G6PD, 17-OHP, Total galactose, MSUD, PKU, Biotinidase, 13 disorders of amino acid metabolism & 27  acyl acrnitine disorders which includes organic acidurias & fatty acid metabolism disorders.

1 drop of heel prick or finger prick blood on special filter paper DBS card

As per high or low values of primary biomarkers e.g (High Tyrosine in  tyrosinemia disorder), disorders are divided into different categories as follow:
Disorders of protein metabolism e.g. defects in Amino Acids
Disorders of carbohydrate metabolism
Disorders of fatty acid oxidation
Disorders of organic acids
Lysosomal storage disorders
Mitochondrial storage disorders
Peroxisomal disorders

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