How is my baby tested?

A healthcare professional will draw a small sample of blood by pricking your baby’s heel. The sample is placed on the absorbent filter paper located in every StepOne® packet and sent to PerkinElmer Genetics’ laboratory for analysis.

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Why would I have my baby tested?

Newborns may not show obvious signs that they have an inherited disorder until after health complications have developed. Early identification can allow your physician to start specialized medical treatment that may improve the long-term health...

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