Phenylketonuria (PKU) screening

Reference range: 

Blood Phenylalanine < 240

Sample type and Volume required: 
Dried Blood Spot
Turnaround time: 
4 days
Storage and transport: 
The standard Newborn Blood Spot Screening cards must be used.Samples taken from heelprick at day 5 - 8 of life
Regional Newborn Screening Laboratory at St Thomas'
0207 188 1267
4th floor, North Wing
St Thomas' Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015