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Virginia Department of Health
 
Board
State Board of Health
 
chapter
Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services [12 VAC 5 ‑ 71]
Action Amend regulations based on recommendations of VA Genetics Advisory Committee
Stage NOIRA
Comment Period Ends 3/13/2013
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2/13/13  7:19 pm
Commenter: Thomas Wilborn

Supports 12VAC5-71
 

I urgently urge your support for to add severe combined immunodeficiency to the Virginia panel of screened disorders at the recommendation of the Virginia Genetics Advisory Committee. If newborn babies are screened for SCID, diagnosed and treated within 4 months, there is a 94% chance that those babies will be able to live normal, healthy and productive lives. So please give these lives a chance.

Sincerely,

Thomas L. Wilborn

 

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