Automated newborn screening test being performed

by Sapna Kundra, MPH, writer

The Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP) is a growing list of disorders that the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends for states to incorporate into their respective newborn screening panels. Each state screens for most RUSP disorders, often with varying instrumentation and unique protocols to perform the testing. A technical session at the APHL 2020 Newborn Screening Virtual Symposium led by an expert panel of women in newborn screening offered a look into cystic …read more