Neonatology pp 257-262 | Cite as

Primary Investigations in the Term and Preterm Newborn

  • Ignazio Barberi
  • Eloisa Gitto
  • Diego Gazzolo


Newborn screening, started in 1960, is primarily directed at disorders in which clinical complications develop during the immediate postnatal period.


Premature Infant Preterm Birth Patent Ductus Arteriosus Newborn Screening Congenital Hypothyroidism 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ignazio Barberi
    • 1
  • Eloisa Gitto
  • Diego Gazzolo
  1. 1.Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of PediatricsUniversity of MessinaMessinaItaly

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