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


Worth knowing

  • As of 1.1.2019 also the following disease will be screened for: Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) and severe T-cell lymphopenia
  • since 1.11.2014: glutaric acidemia type 1 (GA1) and maple syrup urine disease (MSUD)
  • since 1.1.2011: cystic fibrosis
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