Each year we examine the blood values of more than 80 000 newborns in our laboratory.

The diseases being searched for

Thanks to this screening, metabolic and hormonal diseases can be verified shortly after birth with the aid of the latest technology.

The nine diseases screened in the laboratory will be listed in particular and briefly described.



Since January 1, 2011 all newborns will also be tested for cystic fibrosiswithin our screening lab using the latest technology; this is the most frequently occurring congenital metabolic disease in Western Europe.

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