Making a Difference Through Newborn Screening: Blood Collection on Filter Paper
This video shows how to:
- Prepare for specimen collection.
- Collect blood specimens using the recommended heelstick technique with specimen application directly onto the specimen collection device.
- Handle specimens properly, maintain appropriate records, and transfer specimens to the screening laboratory in a timely manner.
- Prevent testing problems that can delay the newborn’s diagnosis and treatment.
DVD Length: 30 minutes and 51 seconds
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NBS01A6DVD Additional Details
This video was supported in part by the Association of Public Health Laboratories and by the Cooperative Agreement Number U60HM000803 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and/or Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Association of Public Health Laboratories or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.