Baby Genes Supplemental Newborn Screening – Buccal Swab


Please note: All tests requests must be accompanied by a requisition form signed by a licensed healthcare professional. Baby Genes will support you in getting the necessary approvals. Due to licensing restrictions, this test is not available in New York State.

Use the buccal swab kit as a gentle collection method if your child is already here. It is acceptable up to 5 years of age.


  1. Order a kit
  2. Take it with you to your child’s next doctor’s appointment to discuss the value of supplemental testing and to collect the sample
  3. Return the kit to Baby Genes with the provided shipping materials
  4. Results will be available as fast as possible but usually under five days