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Expanded newborn screening leads to early treatment of inherited metabolic diseases

Newborn screening started in Denmark more than 50 years ago with screening for phenylketonuria. In recent years, it has expanded and now includes 17 diseases. The new article by Lund et al. presents results from screening of almost 1 million newborns.
Samples consisted of capillary blood collected at local hospitals by heel prick. (Colourbox)
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