Case Definitions for Conditions Identified by Newborn Screening Public Health Surveillance

May 2018
Marci K Sontag, Deboshree Sarkar, Anne M. Comeau, Kathryn Hassell, Lorenzo D. Botto, Richard Parad, Susan R. Rose, Kupper A. Wintergerst, Kim Smith-Whitley, Sikha Singh, Careema Yusuf, Jelili Ojodu, Sara Copeland, Cynthia F. Hinton


This report describes the development of a core group of new case definitions, along with implications, plans for their use, and links to the definitions that were developed by panels of clinical experts. These definitions have been developed through an iterative process and are piloted in NBS programs.