Table 2

Presence of missed cases screened by NBS or presence of metabolic crisis in undiagnosed newborns due to COVID-19 pandemic, per centre

DefinitelyProbablyProbably notDefinitely not
Possible missed cases
 Europe0 (0)4.5 (20.5)14.5 (65.9)3 (13.6)
 Oceania0 (0)0 (0)2 (100)0 (0)
 MENA0 (0)2 (50.0)1 (25.0)1 (25.0)
 Asia1 (12.5)5 (62.5)0 (0)2 (25.0)
 North and Central America0 (0)0 (0)3 (100)0 (0)
 World1 (2.6)11.5 (29.5)20.5 (52.7)6 (15.4)
Possible cases of metabolic crisis in undiagnosed newborns
 Europe0 (0)2 (8.7)8.5 (37.0)12.5 (54.3)
 Oceania0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)3 (100)
 MENA0 (0)2 (50.0)1 (25.0)1 (25.0)
 Asia1 (12.5)3 (37.5)3 (37.5)1 (12.5)
 North and Central America1 (33.3)0 (0)2 (66.7)0 (0)
 World2 (4.9)7 (17.1)14.5 (35.4)17.5 (40.7)
  • Data are presented as absolute number (%).

  • MENA, Middle East and North Africa; NBS, newborn screening.