Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 3rd, 2006
"Newborn screening programs now identify children with >30 biochemical genetic disorders. False-positive identifications may increase as disorders are added to screening panels. Concerns arise regarding the potential impact on parental stress, family relationships, and perceptions of the child's health," researchers in the United States report.
"Parents of 173 infants with false-positive screening results for a biochemical genetic disorder in the expanded newborn screening panel were compared with parents of 67...
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