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One-year evaluation of a neonatal screening program for cystic fibrosis in Switzerland

Published inDeutsches Ärzteblatt international, vol. 110, no. 20, p. 356-363
Publication date2013
Abstract

From January 2011 onward, the Swiss newborn screening (NBS) program has included a test for cystic fibrosis (CF). In this study, we evaluate the first year of implementation of the CF-NBS program.

Keywords
  • Cystic Fibrosis/diagnosis/epidemiology
  • Female
  • Genetic Testing/methods
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases/diagnosis/epidemiology
  • Male
  • Neonatal Screening/methods
  • Population Surveillance/methods
  • Program Evaluation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
Citation (ISO format)
RUEEGG, Corina S et al. One-year evaluation of a neonatal screening program for cystic fibrosis in Switzerland. In: Deutsches Ärzteblatt international, 2013, vol. 110, n° 20, p. 356–363. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2013.0356
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