The publications and links below are provided as supplemental material to help health care providers and patients gain a better understanding of the disorders screened for in Washington.
The Newborn Screening program encourages all patients to discuss any concerns they have regarding newborn screening results with their health care provider or with follow-up staff at the Newborn Screening Program.
Hemoglobin S Fact Sheet (PDF)
Hemoglobin S Trait Parent Pamphlet (PDF)
Hemoglobin S Trait Pamphlet - Somali (PDF)
Hemoglobin S Trait Pamphlet - Spanish (PDF)
Hemoglobinopathy Diagnostic Testing Laboratories (PDF)
Genetic Counseling Resources for Hemoglobinopathies (PDF)
Aplastic Crisis (HTML)
Chest Syndrome (HTML)
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program (HTML)
Hemoglobin Sickle C Disease (PDF)
Management and Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease (PDF)
Parent's Handbook Part 1: Birth to Six Years - Sickle Cell Disease (PDF)
Parent's Handbook Part 2: Six to Eighteen Years - Sickle Cell Disease (PDF)
Pain in the Child with Sickle Cell Disease (HTML)
Pneumococcal Infection and Penicillin (HTML)
Sickle Cell Anemia and Stroke (HTML)
Sickle Cell Anemia: A Parent's Guide for the School Age Child (HTML)
Splenic Sequestration Crisis (HTML)
Critical Elements of Care for Sickle Cell (PDF)
Disclaimer Notice: Links to external resources are provided as a public service and do not imply endorsement by the Washington State Department of Health.
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