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Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children

The ACHDNC heard presentations and held discussions on topics related to newborn screening (NBS) activities, technologies, policies, guidelines, and programs for effectively reducing morbidity and mortality in newborns and children having, or at risk for, heritable disorders.

The Committee also heard updates from the following workgroups:

·         Education and Training Workgroup;

·         Laboratory Standards and Procedures Workgroup; and

·         Follow-up and Treatment Workgroup.

The ACHDNC did not vote on a proposed addition of a condition to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP)