2020
DOI: 10.1590/0102-311x00049719
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Abstract: The Hospital of the Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo is one of the three screening centers in São Paulo State, Brazil, and has included a test for cystic fibrosis (CF) since February 6, 2010, by a court order. We evaluated the first five years of this CF-newborn screening program. The original immunoreactive trypsinogen (IRT)/IRT screening protocol was adopted in Brazil. A total of 173,571 newborns were screened, 1,922 (1.1%) of whom showed IRT1 ≥ 70ng/mL. Of these, 1,795 (93.4%) collecte…

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