Health Professionals Guide

to Newborn Screening

This section will help you comply with the statute (excerpt right) and to better understand Wisconsin’s Newborn Screening Program.

“The attending physician or nurse certified under 441.15 shall cause every infant born in each hospital or maternity home, prior to its discharge therefrom, to be subjected to blood tests for congenital or metabolic disorders…”
—Wisconsin Statute 253.13








Specimen Collection

Test Panel

Reporting Results

Obtaining Newborn Screening Test Results

Resources for Providers

Treatment Centers

Follow-up for Barts Hemoglobin

Letter to Parents Regarding CF Screening Results

Resources for Parents

Hearing Screening

Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) Screening

Continuing Education

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