When Patrina Wells was born in 1993, her blood was screened for dozens of genetic diseases before she left the hospital. When the results came in, the news wasn’t great.
Blog: Newborn screening
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has been awarded $600,000 to add a critical test to its Newborn Screening program. This grant will allow Georgia to test all babies born in the state for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID).
Orginally published Jan. 03, 2012