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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.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Neonatal Screening" by people in this website by year, and whether "Neonatal Screening" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2018
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