[S18-01] Newborn screening for sickle cell disease

Last updated 19.09.2019

Project no.:
S18-01

Commission:
Commission awarded on 28.06.2018 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Report

Status:
Commission completed

Department/Division:
Non-Drug Interventions

Application field:
Prevention and screening

19.09.2019

Newborn screening for sickle cell disease can prevent deaths

Earlier diagnosis combined with prevention of infections as well as education of relatives increases life expectancy

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