ACHDNC

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ACHDNCAdvisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration)
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31 is the number of primary conditions that The Discretionary Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (DACHDNC) recommends be part of all newborn screening programs.
Rodney Howell, MD, Univ of Miami, Florida; Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children. Sharon Terry, MA, Genetic Alliance, Washington, DC.
Since the publication of the recommended uniform NBS panel in 2005, a federal advisory committee, the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, was formed, and systems for nominating conditions for consideration with subsequent evidence-based reviews have been put into place.
Department of Health and Human Services' Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, these disorders occur in approximately 1 in 1,500 to no more than 1 in 185,000 newborns and children, depending on the disorder.
In 2006, to address the substantial variation that existed from state to state in the number of disorders included in newborn screening panels, the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG), under guidance from the Health Resources and Services Administration, recommended a uniform panel of 29 disorders, which was subsequently endorsed by the federal Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (2).
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