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Newborn Metabolic Screening in Alberta 2002-2005

Creator: Alberta Health and Wellness

Geography: North America, Canada, Alberta

Categories: Maternal and Child Health

Tags: congenital anomalies, infants

Date: 2002-2005

URL: http://www.health.alberta.ca/documents/Newborn-Metabolic-Report-2002-05.pdf

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PDF, 26 pages.

This report provides an overview of the Newborn Metabolic Screening (NMS) Program in Alberta from 2002 to 2005. Data from the NMS application are used to report on key program indicators. During this period, the Alberta NMS program screened for three conditions: phenylketonuria, congenital hypothyroidism, and biotinidase deficiency.