Advocates continue to push for SCID screening in Washington State

Dr. Suzanne Skoda-Smith from Seattle Children’s Hospital was interviewed on Q13 Fox Seattle February 11, 2013.  Dr. Skoda-Smith explained the importance of SCID newborn screening and how this test will result in saving the lives of children in Washington State.  Currently, funding to add SCID screening is included in the state budget.  You can watch the interview at http://q13fox.com/2013/02/11/interview-a-push-for-scid-screening-for-all-newborns/#axzz2KispOSys

To learn more about the IDF SCID Newborn Screening Campaign and how you can get involved in your own state, check out the website: http://primaryimmune.org/patients-and-families/idf-scid-initiative/idf-scid-newborn-screening-campaign