Newborn screening in southeastern Europe.

@article{Groelj2014NewbornSI,
  title={Newborn screening in southeastern Europe.},
  author={Urh Gro{\vs}elj and Mojca Zerjav Tansek and Andra{\vz} {\vS}mon and Natalija Angelkova and Dana Anton and Ivo Bari{\'c} and M Sofija Djordjevic and Lindita Grimci and Maria D Ivanova and Adil Kadam and Vjosa Mulliqi Kotori and Hajrija Maksi{\'c} and Oana Cristina Mărginean and Otilia Margineanu and Olivera Milijanovic and Florentina Moldovanu and Mariana Muresan and Simona Murko and Michaela Nanu Nanu and Barbka Repi{\vc} Lampret and Mira Samard{\vz}i{\'c} and Vladimir {\'C}uk Mario Sarnavka and Aleksei Savov and Maja Stojiljkovic and Biljana Suzic and Radka S Tincheva and Husref Tahirovi{\'c} and Alma Toromanovi{\'c} and Natalia Uşurelu and Tadej Battelino},
  journal={Molecular genetics and metabolism},
  year={2014},
  volume={113 1-2},
  pages={
          42-5
        }
}
The aim of our study was to assess the current state of newborn screening (NBS) in the region of southeastern Europe, as an example of a developing region, focusing also on future plans. Responses were obtained from 11 countries. Phenylketonuria screening was not introduced in four of 11 countries, while congenital hypothyroidism screening was not introduced in three of them; extended NBS programs were non-existent. The primary challenges were identified. Implementation of NBS to developing… CONTINUE READING
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