Newborn Screening for Cystic Fibrosis

2008-11-24
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Newborn Screening for Cystic Fibrosis

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2008-11-24

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Cystic fibrosis is a genetic, life-long disease of the lungs and digestive tract with many complications. Early diagnosis of cystic fibrosis through neonatal screening improves nutrition, improves growth, and healthier lungs.

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Fulmer, Calie. (2008). Newborn Screening for Cystic Fibrosis. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/45386.

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