Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 4th, 1996
The data was released according to the authors of a feasibility study published in the October 18, 1996, issue of Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report.
Investigators from the Georgia Chapter of the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, the Georgia Department of Human Resources and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed samples form 14,968 newborns in Georgia in 1994. They collected dried blood spots from heel-sticks of newborns, used for screening for metabolic diseases, and found that 73 of the samples (0.5...
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