TITLE

Impact of Expanded Newborn Screening -- United States, 2006

AUTHOR(S)
Therrell, B.; Lorey, F.; Eaton, R.; Frazier, D.; Hoffman, G.; Boyle, C.; Green, D.; Devine, O.; Hannon, H.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/19/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 37, p1012
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of expanded screening of newborn infants in the U.S. using tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS). Newborns are being screened for selected metabolic, endocrine, hematologic and functional disorders. It was found that expanding the screening of these infants would increase the number of children identified by 32 percent.
ACCESSION #
34562336

 

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