Reporting Results

 

Laboratory Testing and Reporting

 

Specimen Analysis

Specimen processing begins on the day specimens are received in the newborn screening laboratory. The availability of results is disorder dependent. For detailed information, please call the laboratory, 608-262-6547.

 

Reporting Results

 NORMAL RESULTS:

Written report to specimen collection facility and baby’s primary care provider listed on specimen card.

ABNORMAL RESULTS:

Telephone call to baby’s primary care provider/specialist.

Written report to baby’s primary care provider and collection facility.

POSSIBLE ABNORMAL RESULTS:

Written report to baby’s primary care provider and collection facility.

NOTE: Some possible abnormal results are reported by telephone to the baby’s primary care provider.