The Development and Organization of Newborn Screening Programs in Turkey


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Tezel B., Dilli D., Bolat H., Sahman H., Ozbas S., Acican D., ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL LABORATORY ANALYSIS, vol.28, no.1, pp.63-69, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jcla.21645
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL LABORATORY ANALYSIS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.63-69

Abstract

BackgroundNewborn screening tests have been designed to identify infants with severe disorders that are relatively prevalent and treatable or controllable. Comparing to other countries, the incidence of these diseases are very high in Turkey where the rate of consanguineous marriage is high.