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Accurate screening ensures that-

  • Affected babies are identified quickly.
  • Cases of disease are not missed.
  • The number of false-positive results is minimized.
  • Early treatment will begin that will prevent negative and irreversible health outcomes for affected newborns.

Thousands of children are living healthy and productive lives as a result of newborn screening and the CDC Environmental Health Laboratory's quality assurance and proficiency testing program.

About our service

2M Newborn Screening can find the following birth defects and finding these defects and giving them early treatment prevents serious complications, such as mental retardation, permanent disabilities, or even death.

  • PKU
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Galactosemia
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Biotinidase Deficiency
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Maple Syrup Urine Disease (Msud):
  • Homocystinuria
  • Tyrosinemia
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Toxoplasmosis






May 15, 2006 – 2M launches newborn screening services in Chennai. 2M’s sales force in Chennai made up of experienced health care professionals have started collecting samples from newborns in Chennai, Trichy and Madurai.
March 6, 2006 – 2M establishes Newborn screening collection centers in Chennai and Mumbai. 2M today opened up offices in Chennai and Mumbai to serve as collection centers for receiving samples from medical practitioners and hospitals. Collection centers are connected by Internet to 2M’s office in the USA.
Jan 10, 2006 - 2M Associates enters in to an exclusive agreement with University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (UCHSC), Denver, Colorado to offer Expanded Newborn Screening >> more










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