Texas operates the largest newborn screening program in the nation, testing about 800,000 specimens per year.
What does NSP stand for?
NSP stands for Newborn Screening Program (various locations)
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Learn More Though newborn screening programs exist in every state in this country, public knowledge about these programs is still relatively low, with 80% of providers in a 2012 survey reporting that parents received inadequate information about newborn screening results.
I/LA35 provides a global resource for newborn screening programs to evaluate current procedures and practices for all aspects of the cystic fibrosis newborn screening system, including follow-up components of sweat chloride testing and genetic counseling.
The argument for a national newborn screening program There is increasing interest in many countries in improving uniformity and standardization of their neonatal screening programs.
The integrated screening method provides a better detection rate of birth defects than either the Maternal Quad Screen, which uses information from only the second trimester of pregnancy, or the Iowa Maternal First Trimester Screen, said Stan Berberich, PhD, University Hygienic Laboratory manager for the maternal and newborn screening programs.
A specific newborn screening program might even have--either with intent or unintentionally--multiple purposes for the treatment of different conditions.
They allow states to back up each other when an emergency threatens newborn screening programs.
After Ben died, his father became a passionate advocate for expanding Mississippi's newborn screening program to add MCADD and other disorders.