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Mandatory test for newborn
Hi all, My son is 2 months old, on my last visit, doctor suggested hearing screening, neonatal metabolic screening, eye test to be done.. Above test was not done at the hospital where I delivered my baby( it was not covered in the package) Kindly let me know if above test are mandatory or I can ignore those test.
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These test are done to rule out congenital and metabolic abnormality. Your treating doctor would have found some deficiency on clinical examination, so he has adviced these tests.
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