Abnormal Newborn Screen in an Ex-premature Infant fed Goat Milk


  • Trishell Simon Department of Pediatrics, Holtz Children’s Hospital, Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3638-5128
  • Gillian Belnavis Department of Pediatrics, Holtz Children’s Hospital, Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA
  • Kimberly Reynolds Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA




Infant nutrition, Metabolic acidosis, Milk composition, Goat


Newborn screening is an important tool in the early diagnosis or detection of rare genetic and metabolic conditions. There are external factors that may influence results. One such is infant nutrition. This article discusses the case of a three month old infant with an abnormal newborn screen in the setting of being fed whole goat milk as well as the importance of reviewing infant nutrition with parents.


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