This handbook sets out laboratory standards and guidelines for cystic fibrosis (CF) screening in newborn babies.
The document includes:
- national procedures for screening laboratories
- form for notification of presumptive positive by the screening laboratory to a clinician
- template letter to inform general practitioners and the child health records department of incomplete screening
Addendums to CF laboratory handbook
- On page 15, section 5.1:
For sets of three results which are considered to be discrepant: Points a and b should be a combined sentence.