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Neonatal Screening
MeSH HeadingNeonatal Screening
Tree NumberE01.370.500.580
Tree NumberE01.450.560
Tree NumberE05.318.308.250.580.580
Tree NumberN02.421.143.827.233.443.816
Tree NumberN05.715.360.300.375.500.575
Tree NumberN06.850.520.308.250.580.580
Tree NumberN06.850.780.500.580
Annotationcheck tag INFANT, NEWBORN
Scope NoteThe identification of selected parameters in newborn infants by various tests, examinations, or other procedures. Screening may be performed by clinical or laboratory measures. A screening test is designed to sort out healthy neonates ( INFANT, NEWBORN) from those not well, but the screening test is not intended as a diagnostic device, rather instead as epidemiologic.
Entry TermInfant, Newborn, Screening
Entry TermNewborn Infant Screening
Allowable QualifiersAE CL CT EC ES HI IS LJ MO MT NU OG PX ST TD UT VE
Previous Indexing Infant, Newborn (1966-1989)
Previous Indexing Mass Screening (1966-1989)
History Note90
Date of Entry19890525
Unique IDD015997


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Diagnosis [E01]
   Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures [E01.370]
      Mass Screening [E01.370.500]
Anonymous Testing [E01.370.500.174]
Mass Chest X-Ray [E01.370.500.500]
Multiphasic Screening [E01.370.500.540]
Neonatal Screening [E01.370.500.580]

 
Diagnosis [E01]
   Laboratory Techniques and Procedures [E01.450]
Age Determination by Skeleton [E01.450.074]
Clinical Chemistry Tests [E01.450.150]  +
Cytodiagnosis [E01.450.230]  +
Hematologic Tests [E01.450.375]  +
Immunologic Tests [E01.450.495]  +
Metabolic Clearance Rate [E01.450.520]
Neonatal Screening [E01.450.560]
Occult Blood [E01.450.575]
Parasite Egg Count [E01.450.600]
Pregnancy Tests [E01.450.620]  +
Radioligand Assay [E01.450.650]
Semen Analysis [E01.450.752]  +
Sex Determination Analysis [E01.450.855]
Sex Determination by Skeleton [E01.450.860]
Specimen Handling [E01.450.865]  +
Urinalysis [E01.450.890]

 
Investigative Techniques [E05]
   Epidemiologic Methods [E05.318]
      Data Collection [E05.318.308]
         Health Surveys [E05.318.308.250]
            Mass Screening [E05.318.308.250.580]
Anonymous Testing [E05.318.308.250.580.174]
Mass Chest X-Ray [E05.318.308.250.580.510]
Multiphasic Screening [E05.318.308.250.580.560]
Neonatal Screening [E05.318.308.250.580.580]
Vision Screening [E05.318.308.250.580.925]

 
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services [N02]
   Health Services [N02.421]
      Community Health Services [N02.421.143]
         Preventive Health Services [N02.421.143.827]
            Diagnostic Services [N02.421.143.827.233]
               Mass Screening [N02.421.143.827.233.443]
Anonymous Testing [N02.421.143.827.233.443.062]
Mass Chest X-Ray [N02.421.143.827.233.443.443]
Multiphasic Screening [N02.421.143.827.233.443.633]
Neonatal Screening [N02.421.143.827.233.443.816]

 
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation [N05]
   Quality of Health Care [N05.715]
      Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms [N05.715.360]
         Data Collection [N05.715.360.300]
            Health Surveys [N05.715.360.300.375]
               Mass Screening [N05.715.360.300.375.500]
Anonymous Testing [N05.715.360.300.375.500.174]
Mass Chest X-Ray [N05.715.360.300.375.500.500]
Multiphasic Screening [N05.715.360.300.375.500.540]
Neonatal Screening [N05.715.360.300.375.500.575]
Vision Screening [N05.715.360.300.375.500.825]

 
Environment and Public Health [N06]
   Public Health [N06.850]
      Epidemiologic Methods [N06.850.520]
         Data Collection [N06.850.520.308]
            Health Surveys [N06.850.520.308.250]
               Mass Screening [N06.850.520.308.250.580]
Anonymous Testing [N06.850.520.308.250.580.174]
Mass Chest X-Ray [N06.850.520.308.250.580.510]
Multiphasic Screening [N06.850.520.308.250.580.560]
Neonatal Screening [N06.850.520.308.250.580.580]
Vision Screening [N06.850.520.308.250.580.925]

 
Environment and Public Health [N06]
   Public Health [N06.850]
      Public Health Practice [N06.850.780]
         Mass Screening [N06.850.780.500]
Anonymous Testing [N06.850.780.500.162]
Mandatory Testing [N06.850.780.500.412]
Mass Chest X-Ray [N06.850.780.500.500]
Multiphasic Screening [N06.850.780.500.560]
Neonatal Screening [N06.850.780.500.580]
Substance Abuse Detection [N06.850.780.500.765]
Vision Screening [N06.850.780.500.950]

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