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The Story of Biotinidase Deficiency and Its Introduction into Newborn Screening: The Role of Serendipity

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Department of Research Administration, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
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Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Academic Editor: Ralph Fingerhut
Int. J. Neonatal Screen. 2015, 1(1), 3-12; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijns1010003
Received: 11 February 2015 / Revised: 25 February 2015 / Accepted: 27 February 2015 / Published: 5 March 2015
Today, all of the states in the United States and many countries screen their newborns for biotinidase deficiency. Biotinidase deficiency meets the major criteria for including a disorder into screening programs. However, rarely do we learn the actual story behind the discovery of a disorder where the underlying etiology was elusive or about the events leading to a disorder’s incorporation into a newborn screening program. This is the story of the role that serendipity played in the story of biotinidase deficiency and the newborn screening of the disorder. View Full-Text
Keywords: biotinidase deficiency; biotinidase; newborn screening; screening biotinidase deficiency; biotinidase; newborn screening; screening
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Wolf, B. The Story of Biotinidase Deficiency and Its Introduction into Newborn Screening: The Role of Serendipity. Int. J. Neonatal Screen. 2015, 1, 3-12. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijns1010003

AMA Style

Wolf B. The Story of Biotinidase Deficiency and Its Introduction into Newborn Screening: The Role of Serendipity. International Journal of Neonatal Screening. 2015; 1(1):3-12. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijns1010003

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Wolf, Barry. 2015. "The Story of Biotinidase Deficiency and Its Introduction into Newborn Screening: The Role of Serendipity" International Journal of Neonatal Screening 1, no. 1: 3-12. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijns1010003

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