Newborn Screening

Newborn baby laying on their stomach smiling

Our division serves as the regional center for referral of newborns identified through neonatal blood spot screening who have a presumptive diagnosis of an inborn error of metabolism.

Florida screens every newborn for more than 35 inherited metabolic and/or genetic conditions. Education resources and links related to our activities are listed below.

State and national newborn screening programs and related sites

Division’s Educational Videos

Galactosemia, D/G Condition

This video gives an explanation of the D/G condition.

Biotinidase Deficiency

This video gives an explanation of biotinidase deficiency and related
mutation testing and related