CDC’s Newborn Screening Program - Role of Laboratories
When newborn screening started in the U.S. 50 years ago, many questioned whether it was even possible to test every baby born in every state. Today, all states screen babies for at least 29 disorders that can be detected through laboratory testing. In this podcast, Dr. Carla Cuthbert talks about CDC’s Newborn Screening Quality Assurance Program and the role laboratories play in keeping babies healthy. Created: 9/3/2013 by National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH). Date Released: 9/3/2013. Series Name: CDC Featured Podcasts.
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