Flashcards in PH: Antenatal Screening Deck (4)
How may maternal infection with hepatitis B virus affect the foetus?
Can lead to stillbirth or miscarriage
What tests are conducted as part of baby screening?
> Physical inspection: eyes, heart, hips and testes
> Skin prick test
> Hearing test
> Infectious disease screen (mum)
What conditions are tested for in a baby heel prick test?
Sickle cell, CF, hypothyroidism and inherited metabolic diseases (PKU, MCADD, MSUD, IVA, GA1, HCU)