Expanding the comprehensive national neonatal screening programme in the United Arab Emirates from 1995 to 2011.

@article{Hosani2014ExpandingTC,
  title={Expanding the comprehensive national neonatal screening programme in the United Arab Emirates from 1995 to 2011.},
  author={Hajer Al Hosani and M Salah and Hind M. Osman and Heba Farag and L El-Assiouty and D Saade and Joseph Hertecant},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={17-23}
}
The national neonatal screening programme in the United Arab Emirates currently includes 16 disorders: congenital hypothyroidism, sickle-cell diseases, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, biotinidase deficiency and 12 amino acid, organic acid and fatty acid disorders. This paper reports data since the programme started in January 1995 up to December 2011 on the incidence of screened disorders and the molecular basis of positive screened cases. Screening used a combination of tandem mass… CONTINUE READING