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Prenatal, Postnatal, and Infant Care

Sickle Cell Anemia

The WSMA endorses mandated universal screening for sickle cell disease as part of the existing newborn screen with the assurance that appropriate funding for expansion of genetic counseling centers be provided. (EC 9/90; Res 53, A-89; Res 22, A-87) (Reaffirmed A-17)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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