Why screen your baby?

Name of Office: NCDPC

Disorder Screened

Effects SCREENED

Effect if SCREENED and treated

CH (Congenital Hypothyroidism

Severe Mental Retardation

Normal

CAH (Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia)

Death

Alive and Normal

GAL (Galactosemia)

Death of Cataracts

Alive and Normal

PKU (Phenylketonuria

Severe Mental Retardation

Normal

G6PD

Severe Anemia, Kernicterus

Normal