Common criteria among States for storage and use of dried blood spot specimens after newborn screening.

@article{Petrini2012CommonCA,
  title={Common criteria among States for storage and use of dried blood spot specimens after newborn screening.},
  author={Carlo Petrini and Antonella Olivieri and Carlo Corbetta and Roberto Cerone and Giuliano D'Agnolo and Adriano Bompiani},
  journal={Annali dell'Istituto superiore di sanita},
  year={2012},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={119-21}
}
Biological samples collected in biobanks are a resource with significant research potential. The Italian Joint Group CNB - CNBBSV (National Committee of Bioethics - National Committee for Biosecurity, Biotechnologies and Life Sciences) published a document reporting recommendations on storage and use of dried blood spot (DBS) and on the development of a National Network of Regional Newborn Screening Repositories for collection of residual DBS. Several ethical questions (about consent, possible… CONTINUE READING