Newborn Screening for Cystic Fibrosis in Mersin Province: Yearly Assessment of the National Program


Ozdemir A., DOĞRUEL D.

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.21, no.2, pp.100-104, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2019.18187
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.100-104

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: A national newborn screening program for cystic fibrosis (CF) was started using immunoreactive trypsinogen (IRT) test on January 1, 2015, in Turkey. We aimed to analyze the characteristics of newborn screen-positive (NBSP) infants in Mersin province.