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ID:1016 CMV (congenital testing using newborn bloodspots)
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DescriptionRequests for utilising newborn bloodspots to test for congenital CMV: A written request must be made to the director of newborn screening by the consultant paediatrician looking after the child. The letter must state that parental consent for CMV testing on the newborn bloodspot has been obtained. Please send written requests to: Director of Newborn Screening, Biochemical Genetics, Block 46, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF or alternatively email it to
Additional InfoSamples are referred on to the Centre for Virology, Royal Free Hospital, London as per national agreement. For result enquires please contact this lab on 0207 830 2628 For information regarding requests for bloodspot retrieval please contact the Newborn Screening lab using the following email address:
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DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
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Originally edited by : Robert Barski. Review due on 23/10/2019 14:24:19. Published By RB on 23/10/2018 14:24:19.