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Newborn Screening is Important for Your Baby
Learn why newborn screening is important for your baby.
(Published: September 15, 2014)

Key Finding: Developing a public health tracking system for follow-up of newborn screening metabolic conditions
CDC researchers and others found that existing public health data programs for newborn screening and birth defects tracking could be used for long term follow-up of newborn screening..
(Published: December 11, 2013)

Key Findings: Improving Newborn Screening Follow-up in Pediatric Practices
A 6-month quality improvement project in 15 primary care pediatric practices enhanced short-term newborn screening follow-up. The project included assessment of screening results, documentation of results, and communicating results to families.
(Published: October 15, 2012)

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Improving Newborn Screening Follow-up in Pediatric Practices: Quality Improvement Innovation Network
Pediatrics; 2012; 130:e669-75
Hinton CF, Neuspiel DR, Gubernick RS, Geleske T, Healy J, Kemper AR, Lloyd-Puryear MA, Saul RA, Thompson BH, Kaye CI
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CDC Grand Rounds: Newborn Screening and Improved Outcomes
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; 2012;61:390-393
Howell RR, Terry S, Tait VF, Olney R, Hinton CF, Grosse S, Eichwald J, Cuthbert C, Popovic T, Glidewell J
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Birth prevalence rates of newborn screening disorders in relation to screening practices in the United States
Journal of Pediatrics; 2011; 159:555-560
Hertzberg VS, Hinton CF, Therrell BF, Shapira SK
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Ethical Implications and Practical Considerations of Ethnically-Targeted Screening for Genetic Disorders: The Case of Hemoglobinopathy Screening
Ethnicity and Health; 2011; 16:377-388
Hinton CF, Grant A, Grosse SD
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What questions should newborn screening long-term follow-up be able to answer?: A statement of the United States Secretary for Health and Human Services’ Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children
Genetics in Medicine; 2011; 13:861-865
Hinton CF, Feuchtbaum L, Kus CA, Kemper AR, Berry SA, Levy-Fisch J, Luedtke J, Kaye C, Boyle CA
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Maternal and Neonatal Vitamin B12 Deficiency Detected through Expanded Newborn Screening-United States, 2003-2007
Journal of Pediatrics; 2010; 157:162-163
Hinton CF, Ojodu JA, Fernhoff PM, Rasmussen SA, Scanlon KS, Hannon WH
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Pediatrics supplement: The Increasing Incidence of Congenital Hypothyroidism in the United States: Current Trends and Future Directions
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Prevalence of Congenital Hypothyroidism—Current Trends and Future Directions: Workshop Summary
Pediatrics; 2010; 125 (Supplement): S31-S36
Olney RS, Grosse, SD, Vogt, RF
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Trends in Incidence Rates of Congenital Hypothyroidism Related to Select Demographic Factors: Data from the United States, California, Massachusetts, New York, and Texas
Pediatrics; 2010; 125 (Supplement): S37-S47
Hinton CF, Harris KB, Borgfeld L, Drummond-Borg M, Eaton R, Lorey F, Therrell BL, Wallace J, Pass KA
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Effect of Laboratory Practices on the Incidence Rate of Congenital Hypothyroidism
Pediatrics; 2010; 125 (Supplement): S48-S53
Hertzberg V, Mei J, Therrell BL
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The Impact of Transient Hypothyroidism on the Increasing Rate of Congenital Hypothyroidism in the United States
Pediatrics; 2010; 125 (Supplement): S54-S63
Parks JS, Lin M, Grosse SD, Hinton CF, Drummond-Borg M, Borgfeld, L, Sullivan KM
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Future Research Directions to Identify Causes of the Increasing Incidence Rate of Congenital Hypothyroidism in the United States
Pediatrics; 2010; 125 (Supplement): S64-S68
Shapira SK, Lloyd-Puryear MA, Boyle C
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Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Newborn Screening in Louisiana
Pediatrics 2007;120:e749-e755
Lobato MN, Yanni E, Hagar A, Myers C, Rue A, Evans C, Lambert LA, Olney RS, for the Louisiana OPH–CDC Newborn Screening Assessment Team
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The Epidemiology of Medium Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency: An Update
Genetics in Medicine; 2006; 8:205-212
Grosse SD, Khoury MJ, Greene CL, Crider KS, Pollitt RJ
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Storage and Use of Residual Dried Blood Spots from State Newborn Screening Programs
Journal of Pediatrics; 2006; 148:618-622
Olney RS, Moore CA, Ojodu JA, Lindegren ML, Hannon WH
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Barriers to Dietary Control Among Pregnant Women with Phenylketonuria — United States, 1998-2000
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; 2002; 51:117-120
Fernhoff, PM, Singh R, Waisbren S, Rohr F, Frazier DM, Rasmussen SA, Kenneson AA, Honein MA, Gwinn ML, Brown AS, Morris JM, MacDonald P
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