Impact of expanded newborn screening--United States, 2006.

  title={Impact of expanded newborn screening--United States, 2006.},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  volume={57 37},
  • Published 2008 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Universal newborn screening for selected metabolic, endocrine, hematologic, and functional disorders is a well-established practice of state public health programs. Recent developments in tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS), which is now capable of multi-analyte analysis in a high throughput capacity, has enabled newborn screening to include many more disorders detectable from a newborn blood spot. In 2006, to address the substantial variation that existed from state to state in the number of… CONTINUE READING