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The Case for Mandatory Newborn Screening (NBS) for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

Date
May 2014
Author
Gaspar HB1, Hammarström L, Mahlaoui N, Borte M, Borte S.

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This paper summarizes the current evidence for, and the success of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) newborn screening (NBS), together with a review of the practical aspects of SCID testing and the arguments in favour of adding SCID to the conditions screened for at birth.