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Hospital, lab associations push for improved newborn testing procedures

November 23, 2013

APHL Executive Director, Scott Becker, discusses newborn screening systems in a recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article linked here. The article notes that hospitals and public health labs across the country are being urged to review their newborn screening policies and procedures in response to an investigation that revealed tens of thousands of blood samples from babies across the country are not promptly screened for rare yet deadly disorders.