TABLE 2

Common Algorithms for Newborn Screening for CCHD With the Use of Pulse Oximetry in the United States

Algorithm SourceCutoff for Passing With First MeasurementRetest Criteria for Subsequent MeasurementsFail Criteria
AAPO2 sat ≥95% (in either RH or F) AND |hand-foot| O2 sat ≤3%O2 sat <95% (in both RH and F) OR |hand-foot| O2 sat >3%O2 sat <90% (either RH or F) OR fail retest criteria × 3
New JerseyO2 sat ≥95% (in both RH and F) AND |hand-foot| O2 sat ≤3%O2 sat <95% (in either RH or F) OR |hand-foot| O2 sat >3%O2 sat <90% (either RH or F) OR fail retest criteria × 3
TennesseeO2 sat ≥97% (F)O2 sat <95% (in both RH and F) OR |hand-foot| O2 sat >3%O2 sat <90% (either RH or F) OR fail retest criteria × 3
  • F, either foot; O2, oxygen; RH, right hand; sat, saturation.