Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Newborn Screening (NBS) Implementation

July 2015


Dr. Marci Sontag, Associate Director of NewSTEPS, reviewed the foundation for and progression of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) newborn screening (NBS) in the United States. Dr. Sontag stressed the value of entering SCID data in the NewsSTEPs National Data Repository for newborn screening during the SCID in-person meeting in July, 2015.