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Evidence-Based Path to Newborn Screening for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Mendell JR, Shilling C, Leslie ND, et al. Evidence-based path to newborn screening for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Annals of neurology 2012;71:304-13.   Abstract OBJECTIVE: Creatine kinase (CK) levels are increased on dried blood spots in newborns related to the birthing process. As a marker for newborn screening, CK in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) results in […]