Neonatal screening for cystic fibrosis
Bowling, F., Cleghorn, G.J., Chester, A., Curran, J., Griffin, B., Prado, J., Francis, P., & Shepherd, R. (1988) Neonatal screening for cystic fibrosis. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 63(2), pp. 196-198.
Two groups of patients with cystic fibrosis were compared. The screened group, detected with an improved neonatal screening assay for immunoreactive trypsin, developed fewer chest infections requiring treatment and gained more weight than the unscreened group. Early diagnosis by screening seems to affect early morbidity.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Cited By :22
Export Date: 1 September 2015
|Keywords:||controlled study, cystic fibrosis, human, immunoreactive trypsin, newborn, review, weight gain, Body Weight, Comparative Study, Follow-Up Studies, Infant, Newborn, Mass Screening, Queensland, Time Factors|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Deposited On:||30 Nov 2015 03:16|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2015 03:16|
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