Newborn screening is an evolving public health system that varies throughout the country, and we're working with states to keep you up-to-date on what is screened where. Please note that if a condition is newly added to the RUSP, it may take some states time to fully start screening for that condition. What is the RUSP?
On July 2, 2018 Spinal Muscular Atrophy was added to the RUSP, bringing the total number of conditions on the list to 35.
Last Update - 7/16/2018
Baby's First Test houses the nation's newborn screening clearinghouse. This provides current educational and family resources about newborn screening at the local, state, and national levels.
The Newborn Screening Clearinghouse housed on BabysFirstTest is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Cooperative Agreement no. U36MC16509 (Quality Assessment of the Newborn Screening System. Total award amount: $2,900,000). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.