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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services [12 VAC 5 ‑ 71]
Action Amend regulations based on recommendations of VA Genetics Advisory Committee
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 9/12/2014
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7/25/14  2:45 pm
Commenter: Paige Rannigan

Add SCID to newborn screening tests to save lives!

Please add SCID to newborn screening tests.  Our family lost a beautiful boy at 5 months of age to SCIDs. The heartache and devestation that this causes is insurmountaable and even more so knowing that it could have been detected and prevented.  Please add SCID to newborn screening tests so that childrens' lives can be saved.

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