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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 Proposed
Comment Period Ends 9/12/2014
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7/22/14  9:26 am
Commenter: Mary Cail

SCID screening
 

I kept up online with the difficult hospitalization and death of a baby afflicted with SCID. Although I did not know the parents personally, I was deeply affected, as anyone would be, to witness such a loss. If the parents of newborns who suffer this disease are recommending that it be added to newborn screenings, I suggest that we listen to them. 

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