South Carolina to add SCID to their Newborn Screening Panel

On Thursday, South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control announced they will soon be screening all newborns for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency! South Carolina plans to have the staff and equipment in place to begin screening by Summer 2014. To read the AP story on the announcement, go to http://www.thestate.com/2014/01/23/3223170/apnewsbreak-dhec-adding-newborn.html.

To find out how you can advocate for SCID newborn screening in your state and to see the current status of SCID newborn screening throughout the country, go to http://primaryimmune.org/idf-advocacy-center/idf-scid-newborn-screening-campaign/.