Guidance

DNA tests for transfused babies: sickle cell and thalassaemia screening

This document sets out the guidelines for offering DNA tests, for babies who received a blood transfusion prior to their newborn blood spot screen.

Documents

DNA for transfused babies: guidance for implementation and follow up

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This publication explains the DNA testing process to ensure all babies who have received a transfusion, and have the sickle cell gene, are identified.

Published 14 October 2010