Heel test


Service description

At Affidea we know that your children are the most important to you, especially when they are newborns, since their first days are fundamental. It is the ideal time to detect possible diseases. The expanded heel prick test allows us to identify early 25 pathologies in newborns.

Some common pathologies:

  • Congenital hypothyroidism.

  • Hereditary metabolic diseases:

  • Aminoacidopathies.

  • Organic acidurias.

  • Inherited diseases of mitochondrial oxidation.

  • Cystic fibrosis screening by determination of immunoreactive trypsin (IRT) and pancreatitis-associated protein (PAP) concentration.

Who is this test for?

The Enlarged Heel Test is intended for parents seeking greater peace of mind and security, who want to rule out or prevent possible diseases that their children may suffer in the future.

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