National newborn bloodspot screening programme report 2012

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/270978
Title:
National newborn bloodspot screening programme report 2012
Authors:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Publisher:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Issue Date:
28-Feb-2013
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/270978
Additional Links:
http://www.hse.ie
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
The National Newborn Bloodspot Screening Programme or 'heel prick test' screens all newborn babies for six rare conditions. The screening ensures that any babies with these rare conditions are identified and treated as early as possible. The test screens for Phenylketonuria, Homocystinuria, Maple Syrup Urine Disease, Classical Galactosaemia, Congenital Hypothyroidism and Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The overall incidence of each condition by year is available in the table below. During 2012, 72,232 newborns were screened, with the following outcomes: Phenylketonuria - 12 positive cases Homocystinuria – 0 positive cases Maple Syrup Urine Disease 0 positive cases Classical Galactosaemia 7 positive cases Congenital Hypothyroidism – 42 positive cases Cystic Fibrosis – 28 positive cases
Keywords:
INFANT CARE; NEWBORN SCREENING; SCREENING; HEALTH PROTECTION

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorHealth Service Executive (HSE)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-03-04T16:41:31Z-
dc.date.available2013-03-04T16:41:31Z-
dc.date.issued2013-02-28-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/270978-
dc.descriptionThe National Newborn Bloodspot Screening Programme or 'heel prick test' screens all newborn babies for six rare conditions. The screening ensures that any babies with these rare conditions are identified and treated as early as possible. The test screens for Phenylketonuria, Homocystinuria, Maple Syrup Urine Disease, Classical Galactosaemia, Congenital Hypothyroidism and Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The overall incidence of each condition by year is available in the table below. During 2012, 72,232 newborns were screened, with the following outcomes: Phenylketonuria - 12 positive cases Homocystinuria – 0 positive cases Maple Syrup Urine Disease 0 positive cases Classical Galactosaemia 7 positive cases Congenital Hypothyroidism – 42 positive cases Cystic Fibrosis – 28 positive casesen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Service Executive (HSE)en_GB
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.hse.ieen_GB
dc.subjectINFANT CAREen_GB
dc.subjectNEWBORN SCREENINGen_GB
dc.subjectSCREENINGen_GB
dc.subjectHEALTH PROTECTIONen_GB
dc.titleNational newborn bloodspot screening programme report 2012en_GB
dc.typeReporten
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