TITLE

Minnesota celebrates 50 years of newborn screening's lifesaving benefits

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;3/14/2013, Vol. 79 Issue 33, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the 50th anniversary of the start of newborn screening test for Phenylketonuria (PKU) in the U.S.
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86247048

 

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