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Links of Special Interest

Papers and Reports--------------------------------------

Message Board: A discussion forum for consumers of newborn screening services including healthcare workers, parents, and others affiliated with newborn screening programs.

SACGHS Report: Oversight of Genetic Testing (2008)

ACT Sheets (ACMG)

ACMG Newborn Screening Report (2006)                                 - Executive Summary                     

Fact Sheets PDF icon symbol and Introduction PDF icon symbol (AAP)

AAP Blueprint for Newborn Screening (2000)                          - Executive Summary

Screening Programs------------------------------------

US Newborn Screening Programs (clickable map)

US Genetics Programs (clickable map)

Regional Collaboratives (clickable map)

NBS Program Contact Information PDF icon symbol

Conditions screened by US programs                 HTML,  MS-Word,  PDF PDF icon symbol                                            Maps of conditions screened (MOD) 

Conditions screened by Canadian programs
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Welcome to the National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center web site: GeNeS-R-US, (Genetic and Newborn Screening Resource Center of the United States).

The National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center (NNSGRC) is a cooperative agreement between the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), Genetic Services Branch and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), Department of Pediatrics.

We provide information and resources in the area of newborn screening and genetics to benefit health professionals, the public health community, consumers and government officials.   

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Related Links-----------------------------------

Newborn Screening Use Case Use case documents developed by ONC                              -Draft Use Case                                                   -Draft Resource Guide                                         -Resource Database a web-based tool to allow the review of proposed standards for newborn screening condition and analyte terminology, codes, and mapping.

Brochure for Parents: Model developed for state use based on parent focus groups

Brochure for Providers: Model developed for state use based on provider focus groups

Brochure for Grandparents

Laboratory Services: Additional non-state newborn screening laboratory services

ACHDNC: Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children

SACGHS: Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics,Health and Society

National Newborn Screening Information System: Program Information and Data from 2001 to Present                                                           Copies of Written Reports                               1996                   1999                                       1997                   2000                                       1998

PEAS: Performance Evaluation and Assessment Scheme



Site updated January 26, 2009

Contact Colleen Buechner with questions or comments concerning the website.















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