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

Published inJournal of cystic fibrosis, vol. 12, no. 6, p. 667-674
Publication date2013
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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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. 667–674. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2013.04.008
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