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Neonatal cystic fibrosis screening test

Neonatal cystic fibrosis screening test

Neonatal cystic fibrosis screening test: The neonatal cystic fibrosis screening test is a newborn blood test to screen for cystic fibrosis by measuring the amount of trypsinogen, an enzyme produced by the pancreas. Lower than normal amounts of trypsinogen are correlated with cystic fibrosis, but further tests are performed to diagnose this disease.

Neonatal cystic fibrosis screening test: Other Names

Other names for Neonatal cystic fibrosis screening test include:

  • Cystic fibrosis screening-neonatal
  • Immunoreactive trypsinogen test
  • IRT

Diseases Associated with Neonatal cystic fibrosis screening test

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