SCID Newborn Screening Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) is the most severe form of PID and a paediatric emergency. Patient organisations around the world and IPOPI strive to ensure that babies born with SCIDs can have access to the earliest diagnosis possible allowing for successful and curable treatment. IPIA supports the Irish “Newborn Screening” for Primary Immunodeficiencies and works for the inclusion of SCID in the panel of diseases newborns in Ireland are tested for at birth. – SCID.
This is a global initiative, the following countries have already implemented it:
US; Israel, some Canadian provinces, Spanish and Italian regions,…
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The information contained on this website is intended only as a guideline, not as a substitute for medical advice. Always consult your doctor if you or your child has any primary immunodeficiency symptoms or concerns.