Texas has begun screening all newborns for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency starting on December 1, 2012. Congratulations and thanks to all of the wonderful advocates who made this a possibility. The Immune Deficiency Foundation press release about the screening can be read at Reuters. To find out additional information about the screening, please visit the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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