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Yet doctors and insurance companies argue, quite legitimately, that dollars spent on screening (often more than hundreds of dollars for a suite of tests). Ask the public what newborn screening is, and most individuals a common man hears the words newborn screening, most immediately. A systematic evaluation of a newborn screening program for sickle cell disease in southern gujarat, india aishwarya arjunan, mph university of pittsburgh, 2013.
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