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Neonatal Screening

"Neonatal Screening" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The 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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Neonatal Screening" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Neonatal Screening" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 257 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 26 publications in 2010
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