Newborn screening testsNNewborn screening testsNewborn screening testsEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)NANATestsAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000033.0000000000000273.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn all the about newborn baby screening tests and the newborn hearing test.</p><p>Screening tests are done shortly after birth to detect important metabolic diseases and other conditions. Once detected, these diseases can be treated or managed, and the health-care team can work to prevent potential complications.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>In addition to being screened for phenylketonuria and congenital hypothyroidism, newborns in Ontario are screened for metabolic, endocrine and hemoglobin conditions, and cystic fibrosis.</li></ul>
فحوصات التقصّي لحديثي الولادةففحوصات التقصّي لحديثي الولادةNewborn screening testsArabicNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)NANATestsAdult (19+)NA2011-01-10T05:00:00ZAndreas Schluze MD, PhD, FRCPC 8.0000000000000064.0000000000000700.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>تعلّم عن فحص التقصّي لحديثي الولادة. لماذا وكيف يقام بالفحوصات؟ تشمل المعلومات للوالدين ما يمكن توقعه إذا حصلوا على نتيجة ايجابية للفحص.</p>
新生儿筛查新生儿筛查Newborn screening testsChineseSimplifiedNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)NANATestsAdult (19+)NA2011-01-10T05:00:00ZAndreas Schluze MD, PhD, FRCPC64.00000000000008.00000000000000700.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z了解新生儿筛查检查。为什么以及如何进行该项检查?给父母的信息包括如果得到阳性检查结果应如何处理的信息。<br>
نومولود بچے کی جانچ کے ٹیسٹننومولود بچے کی جانچ کے ٹیسٹNewborn Screening TestsUrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2011-01-10T05:00:00ZAndreas Schluze MD, PhD, FRCPC64.00000000000008.00000000000000700.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Zنومولود بچوں کی جانچ کے ٹیسٹوں کے بارے میں جانئے۔ کیوں اور کیسے یہ ٹیسٹ کیے جاتے ھیں؟ والدین کیلئے مہیا کی گئی معلومات میں یہ بھی شامل ھے کہ اگر ٹیسٹ کے نتائج مثبت آجائیں تو کیا توقع رکھنی چاھیے۔
Tests de dépistage chez les nouveau-nésTTests de dépistage chez les nouveau-nésNewborn screening testsFrenchNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)NANATestsAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000033.0000000000000273.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en davantage sur les tests de dépistage chez les nouveau-nés ainsi que sur les tests auditifs pour les nouveau-nés.</p><p>On procède à des tests de dépistage peu après la naissance afin de détecter des maladies métaboliques graves ou d'autres maladies. Lorsque détectées, ont peut traiter ces maladies et, avec un peu de chance, prévenir les complications.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>En plus de procéder au dépistage de la phénylcétonurie et d’hypothyroïdie congénitale, on dépiste des troubles métaboliques et endocriniens comme des maladies touchant l’hémoglobine et la fibrose kystique chez les nouveau-nés en Ontario.</li></ul>

 

 

Newborn screening tests429.000000000000Newborn screening testsNewborn screening testsNEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)NANATestsAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000033.0000000000000273.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn all the about newborn baby screening tests and the newborn hearing test.</p><p>Screening tests are done shortly after birth to detect important metabolic diseases and other conditions. Once detected, these diseases can be treated or managed, and the health-care team can work to prevent potential complications.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>In addition to being screened for phenylketonuria and congenital hypothyroidism, newborns in Ontario are screened for metabolic, endocrine and hemoglobin conditions, and cystic fibrosis.</li></ul><p>Newborn screening programmes are frequently the responsibility of local health authorities, and therefore, differ from one geographical region to another. All programmes screen for the metabolic disorder, phenylketonuria, and congenital hypothyroidism. Many regions screen for additional conditions, including organic acid disorders, fatty acid oxidation disorders, aminoacid disorders, hemoglobinopathies, and endocrine abnormalities. </p><p>The newborn screen in Ontario screens for a minimum of 28 conditions. These include four main kinds of conditions:</p><h3>Metabolic conditions</h3><p>This group of genetic conditions affects how well the body can break down certain substances found in food, such as fats, sugars, and proteins. If not properly broken down, these substances can build up in the body and cause serious problems</p><h3>Endocrine conditions</h3><p>These conditions affect how well the body can make and control hormones. If a child’s hormones are out of balance, this can affect growth and development. Some endocrine conditions are genetic.</p><h3>Hemoglobin (blood) conditions</h3><p>These genetic conditions affect how well the body can make hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a part of the red blood cell that helps our body to carry oxygen and iron. If a child has a problem with making hemoglobin, this can lead to medical problems such as anemia.</p><h3>Cystic fibrosis </h3><p>This is a genetic condition that causes abnormally thick mucus to be made in different parts of the body, including the lungs and digestive system. This mucus can lead to frequent lung infections and problems with absorbing nutrients important for growth.</p><p>Your health-care provider can inform you which conditions are screened at birth in your geographical region. </p><h3>Hearing loss</h3> <p>Some newborn babies are at risk of being born with hearing loss. These include premature and low birth weight babies, babies with a family history of hearing loss, babies who have certain facial birth defects, and those who were affected by certain infections during pregnancy. In many countries, hearing screening is offered in hospitals and community centres to all newborn babies to ensure they hear well. </p><h2>What to expect</h2><p>Chances are that these screening tests will show that your newborn baby is in good health. However, if these or other tests show that there is a medical problem, they may need to be transferred to a special nursery where a paediatrician will look after your baby. If the problem is more serious, your newborn baby might be transferred to a hospital with a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with paediatricians called neonatologists who specialize in the care of newborn babies. They will take care of your newborn baby and do the best they can to improve their health. </p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/newborn_screening_tests.jpgNewborn screening tests

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