Next Annual ECFS NSWG Meeting
The next Annual Meeting will take place on Wednesday 7th June 2023 in Vienna , Austria.
The program is available here
New Book “Newborn Screening for CF”
Last year, the Working Group was asked to write a series of review articles on NBS for CF in collaboration with the International Journal of Newborn Screening (IJNS). We are happy that well-known authors contributed to this project to summarize the current knowledge of NBS for CF. All articles have been published and edited in a book.
The articles and the book are available here
Guidance on the management of children with CRMS/CFSPID
Members of the working group have also written an updated guidance on the management of children with CRMS/CFSPID and defined key outcomes to evaluate performance of NBS programmes for CF. Article
Defining key outcomes to evaluate performance of newborn screening programmes for cystic fibrosis
In the year 2021, members of the working group have defined key parameters to evaluate performance of NBS programmes, which should be used to compare the different programmes. Article
European survey of newborn bloodspot screening for CF: opportunity to address challenges and improve performance
Based on the previously published key parameters, members of the working group conducted a new survey in Europe and published the results. Article