Newborn Screening Program

Blood-spot Collection and Transport Information


Proper heel-stick blood-spot collection and transport are both essential elements of a successful newborn screening process.  Please click on the links below to access documents that provide detailed information about how hospitals and primary care providers can help ensure the most accurate and timely screening for each baby. 

 Information for Primary Care Physicians / Pediatricians ~ Updated  Blood-spot Collection Guidelines


Letter to Birthing Centers and Midwives ~ Updated  Blood-spot Collection Guidelines


Connecticut Newborn Screening Blood-spot Specimen Collection ~ Guidelines


Connecticut Newborn Screening Timing of Blood-spot Collection ~ Guidelines


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