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Old 02-11-2013, 05:57 PM   #11
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I have had friends decline because they get tested for the gene themselves instead of testing baby. PKU is rare http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002150/
But the pku test involves over 30 endocrine, metobolic, hemoglobin and cystic fibrosis screenings. Not all are genetic.

It isnt just testing for pku any more (there may be states that dont include all the screenings but all states test for more than pku)
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