Newborn Screening

Battling Sickle Cell Disease At Its Source

Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest percentage of births with sickle cell disease. Dr. Russell E. Ware and PerkinElmer are collaborating to train African medical technicians to conduct SCD screening on their own.

What Is Newborn Screening?

Animated cartoon features the benefits of newborn screening for genetic diseases.

Featured Products

GSP®

GSP® Instrument

The GSP® is a high throughput batch analyzer intended for quantitative or qualitative measurement of neonatal screening samples on 96-well microplates.

TQD Screening System

TQD Screening System

TQD (Tandem Quadrupole Detector) represents the latest MSMS instrumentation for newborn screening applications.

Early detection of metabolic and other inherited disorders.

Certain genetic disorders in new born babies, while rare, can be harmful, or even deadly, if they go undetected. Early detection of metabolic and other inherited disorders helps improve the lives of children and their families.

We offer screening tests for over 50 disorders that are easily performed on a single heel prick blood sample taken at birth using our instruments or, in the US, by our service labs.