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Benefit of newborn screening   
Why screen your baby?





 

Disorder Screened

 

Effect if NOT SCREENED

 

Effect if SCREENED and managed

 


 

Severe Mental Retardation

 

Normal

 

CAH (Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia)

 

Death

 

Alive and normal

 

GAL (Galactosemia)

 

Death or Cataracts

 

Alive and normal

 

PKU (Phenylketonuria)

 

Severe Mental Retardation

 

Normal

 


 

Severe Anemia, Kernicterus

 

Normal

 

Maple Syrup Urine Disorder*

 

Death

 

Alive and normal

source.http://www.newbornscreening.ph/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&id=3&layout=blog&Itemid=60

 

 


 


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