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Testing newborns for ‘bubble boy’ disease

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Testing newborns for ‘bubble boy’ disease

January 10, 2014

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Source - KOMO 1000


Just a simple blood test that can identify Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) has been made mandatory by the State of Washington for all newborns effective January 1st. Dr. Troy Torgerson of Seattle Children’s is featured in this story.

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