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Advance of Newborn Screenings in the Era of Biomedical Technology

Volume 12 - Issue 2

Qingna Lin, Zi Jin* and Xuemei Qiu

Received: December 05, 2018;   Published: December 17, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.12.002226

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Along with the rapid develop of detection technology, newborn screening technique is growing fast. This mini review will explore the recent developments in newborn screenings related to the use of tandem mass spectrometry, second tier screening like, urine analysis and genetic testing.

Keywords :Newborn Screening; Second Tier Screening; Tandem Mass Spectrometry; Genetic Testing

Abbreviations : NBS: Newborn Screenings; LC-MS/MS: Liquid Chromatography Coupled with Tandem Mass Spectrometry; MS: Mass Spectrometry; GC-MS: Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry; PCR: Polymerase Chain Reaction; MPS: Massively Parallel DNA Sequencing; PMG: Personal Genome Machine

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