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'Bubble Boy Disease' added to newborn screenings

October 09, 2013

http://www.king5.com/health/Bubble-Boy-Disease-added-to-list-of-newborn-screenings-in-Washington-227171661.html

 

Source - KING 5 TV


The Washington State Board of Health agreed to add Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, or SCID, to the list of illnesses that babies are tested for immediately after birth. Dr. Troy Torgerson, clinical immunologist at Seattle Children's Hospital, discusses the importance of early screening for SCID.

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