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A push for SCID screening for all newborns

A push for SCID screening for all newborns

Source: Q13 Fox

Before Gov. Chris Gregoire left office, she included money for newborn screening in her final budget. The screening looks for a rare condition called SCID — Severe Combined Immunodeficiency. Dr. Suzanne Skoda-Smith, with Seattle Children’s Hospital, wants to see this measure move through Olympia and provide the funding necessary to screen all Washington state newborns.