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NBS Cooperative Agreement Awarded to APHL for Implementation of SCID Testing

September 24, 2014

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) has been awarded $4 million through a two-year cooperative agreement with the Genetic Services Branch of the U.S. Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). In close partnership with the Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH), APHL will provide technical assistance, education, and financial support to state newborn screening programs in order fully implement testing for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID).

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