Newborn Genetic Testing

Newborn Genetic Testing

Newborn Genetic Testing or screening are a series of tests conducted within 3-6 days after birth, to aid the detection of blood or health disorders; thereby, providing the required treatment or patient management, to prevent further irreversible disability. 

Biologix Laboratories Limited is a Pioneer Molecular Laboratory in Nigeria, and we pride ourselves with the knowledge of biological systems. With over 35 years of combined research experience spanning Genetics, molecular biology, and bioinformatics, we are well-positioned to deliver molecular diagnostic solutions using current technologies in the field of medicine.

Based on our experience, we recommend the following Newborn tests:

Kindly note that the list of tests is inexhaustible, additional tests could be discussed with the Genetic Counsellor or your Paediatrician.

Sample Type: FTA Card with Heel prick Dried Blood Spot. 

Turnaround Time: 2-4 weeks

For clarity on the significance of these tests, you could speak with our Genetic Counsellor.