Triagem neonatal - o desafio de uma cobertura universal e efetiva

  title={Triagem neonatal - o desafio de uma cobertura universal e efetiva},
  author={Judy Botler and Luiz Ant{\^o}nio Bastos Camacho and Marly Marques da Cruz and Pamela Jane George},
  journal={Ciencia & saude coletiva},
  volume={15 2},
Newborn screening programs (NSP) aim to detect carriers of several congenital diseases among asymptomatic infants in order to warrant effective intervention. Specimen collection is the first step of a process that should be done in an universal and timely manner. A review of coverage and time of collection was done in NSP of several countries. The search was made in various sources, from 1998 to 2008, with "neonatal screening" and "coverage" as key words. The lack of a typical study design did… CONTINUE READING


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