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AmpathChat #06 - The Case Of Newborn Screening In South Africa - A Personal Perspective

Chemical Pathology

Feb 28, 2017 | Chemical Pathology

Dr Chris Vorster

Newborn screening (NBS) is a public health measure that is recognised worldwide. It is aimed at the early screening, diagnosis and management of selected, inherited diseases. Such diseases are selected based on the current ability to detect and treat them, and the demonstration of the positive economic impact of such interventions.

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