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Newborn Screening Clinical Care Guidelines

This clinical care guideline from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation provides recommendations for implementing a newborn screening program.

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    Sweat Test Clinical Care Guidelines

    A well-performed and well-interpreted sweat test is the gold standard for accurately diagnosing cystic fibrosis. These guidelines were developed by consensus based on expert opinion and a review of the medical literature.

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    CF Diagnosis Clinical Care Guidelines

    To help standardize the diagnosis of both infants with positive newborn screening results and older patients with what may be cystic fibrosis symptoms, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation worked with CF medical experts to develop guidelines on the steps leading to a confirmed diagnosis.

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    Management of CRMS in First 2 Years and Beyond Clinical Care Guidelines

    These guidelines were developed by consensus based on expert opinion and a medical literature review to guide the monitoring and care of infants who have an abnormal cystic fibrosis newborn screening result, but do not meet the full criteria for a CF diagnosis.

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