For more information, call: 573-331-3000
The Level III NICU at Saint Francis Medical Center has access to advanced diagnostic technology that allows for an accurate, quick assessment of premature infants and newborns to develop an effective plan of care. Diagnostic tests include:
Imaging technique that produces precise pictures of tissue using a narrow beam of radiation. A radiologist will read the CT scan and discuss the results of the test with your baby's doctor.
A specialized form of ultrasound examination used to study the heart. A pediatric heart doctor will read the exam and discuss the results with your baby's doctor.
Tests done to check for an infection (sepsis). These tests may include cultures of blood, urine, spinal fluid and other body fluids as needed. Other blood tests to evaluate for infection may be ordered
211 Saint Francis Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO. For more information, call 877-231-BABY.
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