Newborn Screening ← Knowledge Base What is a newborn blood spot screening? Why should my baby have the screening? What conditions are currently included in Missouri’s Newborn Blood Spot Screening? Is Newborn Screening required in Missouri? How is the blood spot screening collected? How are the screening results reported and who are they reported to? How do I find out about my baby’s results? If I get notified that my baby needs to have the screening repeated does it mean that my baby has one of these conditions? When is rescreening needed? Can these disorders be cured?