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Newborn Screening

Newborn Screening

Newborn Screening provides early detection of infants with genetic and metabolic disorders. Most states in this country provide newborn screening for inherited disorders such ad PKU, Sickle Cell Disease and Galactosemia. In some states there may be as many as twenty-five (25) metabolic disorders screened for in a newborn at birth. Early detection for these disorders is critical to the quality of life and management for your children.


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Welcome

The American Sickle Cell Anemia Association (ASCAA) is a 501(c) 3 organization that provides quality and comprehensive services through diagnostic testing, evaluation, counseling and supportive services to individuals and families at risk for Sickle Cell Disease and it's variants.