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CDC Grand Rounds: Newborn screening and improved outcomes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22647744     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Newborn screening is the practice of testing every newborn for certain harmful or potentially fatal conditions, such as hearing loss and certain genetic, endocrine, and metabolic disorders that typically are not otherwise apparent at birth. Newborn screening in the United States began in the 1960s. Universal newborn screening has become a well-established, state-based, public health system involving education, screening, diagnostic follow-up, treatment and management, and system monitoring and evaluation. Each year, >98% of approximately 4 million newborns in the United States are screened. Through early identification, newborn screening provides an opportunity for treatment and significant reductions in morbidity and mortality.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report     Volume:  61     ISSN:  1545-861X     ISO Abbreviation:  MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-31     Completed Date:  2012-07-24     Revised Date:  2012-10-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802429     Medline TA:  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  390-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cost of Illness
Genetic Diseases, Inborn / diagnosis*,  epidemiology
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / diagnosis*,  epidemiology
Neonatal Screening / standards*,  trends*
Public Health
United States / epidemiology

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