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Introducing the Newborn Screening Test by Dr. Robert Guthrie

This video was produced in the USA in 1970 by Dr. Robert Guthrie to explain newborn screening to public health laboratories in the USA.  Dr. Guthrie wanted to introduce the concept of a cost-effective and ubiquitous Newborn Screening Test, including how to obtain samples, and process them in a lab. With an introduction by Dr. Harvey Levy, Senior Physician in Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital.