SCREENING PILOT FOR AN ADDITIONAL
FIVE DISORDERS LAUNCHED IN ENGLAND
Stats to date:
There is 5 month's data.
Screened Positives = 5 (3 IVA + 1 MSUD + 1
False Positives = 7 (1 MSUD + 6 IVA)
Sibling Identified Cases = 3 (2 IVA + 1
Estimated number of expanded screening
for the first 5
months = 179,169
Number of Declines for Expanded Screening =
Climb welcomed the DoH announcement
to introduce this a Pilot for screening newborns for a further five disorders
from July 2012.
official DoH estimate is that 35 children will be detected during the 12
month project by early detection of their IMD. and stats to the end of
November (above) reflect these figures. .
This project has been extended and will continue until the 31st March
Full details are on the project website
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