CAHBS - Overview: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) Newborn Screening, Blood Spot

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Test ID: CAHBS    
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) Newborn Screening, Blood Spot

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Second-tier testing of newborns with abnormal screening result for congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

Second-tier newborn screen

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

CAH Newborn Screening, BS

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

11-beta-Hydroxylase Deficiency
17 OHP (17-Hydroxyprogesterone)
17-OHP (17-Hydroxyprogesterone)
21 Hydroxylase Deficiency
21-Hydroxylase Deficiency
Blood Spots
CAH (Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia)
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Newborn Screen