Newborn Screening Manual



Official Departmental Instructions

  • Collection and Handling of Blood Specimens
  • Physician, Certified Nurse Midwife, Licensed Midwife, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Responsibilities
  • DHEC Responsibilities
  • Saturday/Holiday Newborn Screening Services

Metabolic Disorders

  • Amino Acid Metabolism Disorders
  • Carbohydrate Metabolism
  • Organic Acid Metabolism Disorders
  • Fatty Acid Metabolism Disorders

Hormone and Enzyme Disorders

Other Genetic Disorders


  • DHEC Newborn Screening Contact Information
  • Criteria for Notification of Abnormal Results
  • Best Specimen Collection Timing by Disorder
  • Sickle Cell Foundations in South Carolina
  • Newborn Screening Collection Form
  • Parental Statement of Religious Objection
  • Newborn Screening Law and Regulation
  • Acknowledgements


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