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Neonatal Screening MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neonatal Screening
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.910
E01.370.500.580
E05.200.910
E05.318.308.980.438.580.580
N02.421.726.233.443.816
N05.715.360.300.800.438.500.575
N06.850.520.308.980.438.580.580
N06.850.780.500.580
Unique ID
D015997
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015997
Annotation
check tag INFANT, NEWBORN
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Infant, Newborn, Screening
Newborn Infant Screening
Newborn Screening
Previous Indexing
Infant, Newborn (1966-1989)
Mass Screening (1966-1989)
See Also
Prenatal Diagnosis
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2017/07/03
Neonatal Screening Preferred
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