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Clinic-based infant screening for duchenne muscular dystrophy: a feasibility study

PLoS Currents

Aug 7, 2012

Alissa CyrusPaul Fernhoff

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Purpose. The purpose of this study was to assess the desirability of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) screening, the effectiveness of the consent process, and the feasibility of conducting DMD screening in a pediatric office. Methods. Infant males who attended a 12-month routine well-c...read more

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Infant Screening
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
Neonatal Screening
Public Health Domain
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Clinic-based infant screening for duchenne muscular dystrophy: a feasibility study

PLoS Currents

Aug 7, 2012

Alissa CyrusPaul Fernhoff

PMID: 22866242

DOI: 10.1371/4f99c5654147a

Abstract

Purpose. The purpose of this study was to assess the desirability of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) screening, the effectiveness of the consent process, and the feasibility of conducting DMD screening in a pediatric office. Methods. Infant males who attended a 12-month routine well-c...read more

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Compound A 12
Infant Screening
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
Neonatal Screening
Public Health Domain

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