Instructions for Correct Technique of Filter-Paper Blood Spot Sampling in the Newborn Screening Programme for Congenital Metabolic Diseases [Article In Bosnian]

Husref Tahirović, Alma Toromanović


This paper is giving detailed instructions for the correct technique of filter-paper blood spot sampling in the course of newborn screening programme for metabolic diseases. The importance of education of future parents is emphasized, and the best time, place and procedures for blood sampling are given. In addition, the necessity for providing correct data on the fi lter paper cards and their immediate transfer to the screening laboratory at the Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Tuzla are underlined.


technical instructions; blood sampling; filter-paper blood spotting

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