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DNA Testing Offers Insight Into Newborn Health, Survival

Genetic sequencing can help parents make health decisions, but there are other implications to consider.

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Medical Laboratories at Hospitals Urged to Improve Newborn Screening Procedures After Wisconsin Report Uncovers Shocking Testing Delays

Wisconsin Report Uncovers Shocking Testing Delays

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Deadly Delays

Recent sentinel events caused by delay in blood specimen receipt.

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Newborn Screening Presentations

Presentations on newborn screening by CLSI members.

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CLSI Featured in AAP News

Routine newborn screening (NBS) in preterm, low birthweight or ill infants poses a variety of technical and physiologic challenges.

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CLSI Releases Newborn Screening Document to Aid in the Detection of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

May 2013 CLSI Releases Newborn Screening Document to Aid in the Detection of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA—May 2013—Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) has released NBS06-A—Newborn Blood Spot Screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency by Measurement of T-cell Receptor Excision Circles; Approved Guideline. Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is a lethal disorder not evident at […]

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