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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2007

Sickle Cell Disease (Hemoglobinopathies) in Newborns: Screening

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for sickle cell disease in newborns.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Sickle Cell Disease (Hemoglobinopathies) in Newborns: Screening recommendation statement [Internet]. 2007 Sep [cited 2014 Jan 8]. Available from: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf07/sicklecell/sicklers.htm