Updated on 23/12/21
Pathology Sciences Laboratory
Urine organic acids, blood spot acylcarnitine profiles, blood spot galactosaemia screens and plasma amino acid analysis for follow-up of positive IMD screening results.
Bristol Genetics Laboratory
CF mutation analysis
Confirmation of sickle and haemoglobinopathy results by iso-electric focussing.
Birmingham Children’s Hospital
Department of Clinical Chemistry
The Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust
Biopterin analysis as part of the differential diagnoses associated with elevated phenylalanine levels.
Red Cell Centre – Kings College Hospital
c/o Central Specimen Reception
Blood Sciences Laboratory
Ground Floor Bessemer Wing
Kings College Hospital
Sickle cell disease testing by DNA, for babies that have had a blood transfusion before the blood spot sample was collected.
Virology – Royal Free Hospital
RRL – Specimen Reception (VIROLOGY Section)
1st Floor HSL Laboratories
Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street, Hampstead
CMV virology: See https://www.nbt.nhs.uk/severn-pathology/pathology-services/clinical-biochemistry/newborn-screening/blood-spot-retrieval for further information and downloadable consent form.
Newborn Screening Laboratory – Cardiff
Medical Biochemistry & Immunology
Bloodspot homocysteine analysis as part of the second-tier testing for Homocystinuria.
Contact Newborn Screening
Newborn Screening Laboratory (Bristol)
PO Box 407
Telephone: 0117 414 8412
Opening times: 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday excluding bank holidays.
Clinical advice & interpretation is available during working hours.
Access the NHS Blood Spot Screening Programme Centre