Calls for Fragile X to be included in newborn screening

Calls for Fragile X to be included in newborn screening – Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Researchers from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute say Fragile X syndrome could be the first genetic disorder to be added to newborn screening in a decade. This is thanks to an early detection test which the researchers have shown works on blood spots collected from newborns that later developed Fragile X.