The Denver Post published a story on Monday, May 21, 2012 outlining the first case of SCID that was discovered in Colorado as a result of the Newborn Screening test. Jagger Kiersch and his family will now have the chance of a normal and healthy life because he has been diagnosed so early. Please read the article at the link below to learn more about Jagger and the Colorado newborn screening program.
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