newborn screening

LTFU model helps SMA families, clinicians, NBS programs: Study

A program designed to provide data and tools for people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) identified through newborn screening (NBS) can help families and clinicians engage with public health agencies and ensure the best possible outcomes, a study found. The Long-Term Follow-up Cares and Check Initiative (LTFU-Cares…

SMA newborn screening seen as cost effective in real-world terms

The start of a newborn screening (NBS) program for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), allowing early treatment for infants found to have the disease, added to healthy years of life for patients in Belgium, according to a real-world analysis of its cost-effectiveness. “Spinal muscular atrophy newborn screening coupled with early…

Revvity launches platform for streamlined newborn screening

Revvity has launched its EONIS Q system for faster and simplified newborn molecular screening of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), the company announced. According to Revvity, this easy-to-use platform reduces the complexity and costs for laboratories, so they can expand newborn screening capabilities.