An evaluation of the TREC assay with regard to the integration of SCID screening into the Dutch newborn screening program.

Abstract

Newborn screening of severe combined immunodeficiency through the detection of T-cell receptor excision circles will provide the opportunity of treating before the occurrence of life-threatening infections. With the EnLite Neonatal TREC assay (PerkinElmer) and end-point PCR, 39 samples (3.0%) of 1295 heel prick cards of the Dutch newborn screening program… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clim.2017.05.007

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