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Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in Switzerland--consequences after analysis of a 4 months pilot study

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Torresani, Toni
Fingerhut, Ralph
Rueegg, Corina S
Gallati, Sabina
Kuehni, Claudia E
Baumgartner, Matthias R
Barben, Juerg
CollaborationWith : Barazzone, Constance / Mornand, Anne / Rochat, Isabelle
Published in Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 2013, vol. 12, no. 6, p. 667-74
Abstract Switzerland introduced newborn screening (NBS) for CF in 2011, using an IRT/DNA/IRT protocol. This paper describes the results of the first year and compares two versions of the protocol with different IRT cut-offs, particularly effects on recall rate, sensitivity and specificity.
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PMID: 23712087
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Research group Facteurs influençants le développement pulmonaire: étude translationnelle chez l'animal et l'homme (182)
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TORRESANI, Toni et al. Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in Switzerland--consequences after analysis of a 4 months pilot study. In: Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 2013, vol. 12, n° 6, p. 667-74. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:41557

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