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Baby’s survival rate reduced by late diagnosis of SCID

A baby boy wasn’t diagnosed with SCID until he was 51/2 months old. If babies are diagnosed before 3 months, their rate of survival after bone marrow transplant is 97%. If diagnosed after 3 months the rate falls to 69%.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Scien Central News

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About: Baby’s survival rate reduced by late diagnosis of SCID

Date: 30 May 2004

Source: Scien Central News

Author: Karen Lurie

URL: http://www.sciencentral.com/articles/view.php3?language=english&type=article&article_id=218392257

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