Ordering Newborn Screening Cards
If your facility is in need of more Newborn Screening cards please contact the NBS Laboratory Manager, Barb Lesko at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newborn Screening Card Expiration Date
Newborn screening cards are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as Class II medical devices. Because of FDA regulations, the newborn screening cards are printed with expiration dates. The cards can be used for blood spot collection up to and including the last day of the month of the expiration date printed on the card. Expired cards submitted for screening will be considered unsatisfactory and another screen will be requested, which could delay diagnosis and treatment. Therefore, we recommend that providers review newborn screening card expiration dates regularly to help manage inventory.
Newborn Screening Card Instructions