This Viewpoint describes the current process by which illnesses are considered for newborn screening, and the technological and other processes that may force changes to the process.
To investigate incidence of severe combined immunodeficiency, Kwan and coauthors performed a retrospective observational study including data for 3 030 083 infants from a range of newborn screening programs in 10 US states plus the Navajo Area Indian Health Service.
This population epidemiology study used neonatal registry data to characterize trends in maternal and neonatal care, and morbidity and mortality of extremely preterm infants between 1993 and 2012.
This retrospective analysis of infants at National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network sites did not find differences in mortality or neonatal morbidity between trial participants and nonparticipants.
Shankaran and coauthors determine if longer duration cooling (120 hours), deeper cooling (32.0°C), or both is superior to cooling to 33.5°C for 72 hours in neonates who are full-term with moderate or severe hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).