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Long-term benefits of newborn metabolic screening

State-mandated screening at birth for rare, serious medical conditions have occurred in 4 to 5 million newborns and sees 5,000 to 6,000 affected infants every year. A 2017 American Family Physician article inspected many conditions that are targeted by newborn screening: amino acid diseases, fatty acid oxidation agitations, organic acid diseases, hemoglobinopathies, endocrine conditions, and […]