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California Newborn Screening Results for Sickle Cell

The California Newborn Screening (NBS) Program has been screening all babies in California for sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait since February 27, 1990, and keeps the results on file. 

NCAA Student Athletes

These results will satisfy the NCAA requirement for college student athletes to have documentation of their sickle cell status.

You can request these results online by filling out a form. Please note:

  • It can take up to 30 days to process your request. If you need your results sooner, we recommend having a sickle cell trait test run by your physician.
  • Results are only available for California births on or after 2/27/1990.

To request results, please enter data directly into our online form, called CDPH 4400 (PDF), after you download a copy. The form allows you to use Adobe Acrobat to fill out the form and to submit it electronically.

To download the form before you submit it, please read the following notes.

  • Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Firefox user : please RIGHT CLICK the CDPH 4400 (PDF) form link and choose “Save link as” to download the copy before you submit
  • Safari (Mac) user: please RIGHT CLICK the CDPH 4400 (PDF) form link to download the copy before you submit
  • IE user: please RIGHT CLICK the  CDPH 4400 (PDF) form link and choose  "Save target as" to download the copy before you submit
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