Acta Medica Philippina. Genetics Issue 3 Volume 43 Number 2. 2008

Volume 43 Number 2. 2008

From the Editor
Avila JMC

Guest Editorial
The Philippine Newborn Screening System: A Successful Model for Developing Programs
Therrell. BL

Newborn Screening: Research to Policy
David-Padilla C, Basilio JA and Oliveros YE.

Galactosemia in Three Filipino Patients - The Importance of Newborn Screening
de Dios JKL, Capistrano-Estrada S and Chiong MAD

Two Filipino Patients with 6-Pyruvoyltetrahydropterin Synthase Deficiency
de Dios JKL and Chiong MAD

Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Filipino Neonates with Jaundice
Silao CLT, David-Padilla C, Uy EV, and Delos Reyes E

Detection of Maple Syrup Urine Disease on Newborn Screening Second Tier Testing for Phenylketonuria
Capistrano-Estrada S and Jomento CM

Improved Screening Efficiency for Phenylketonuria using a Modified Bacterial Inhibition Assay Protocol – Autoclaving the Bloodspot
Carillo MCO, Tirona J, Capistrano-Estrada S, and David-Padilla C

Mutations of the Steroid 21-Hydroxylase gene among Filipino Patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Cutiongco-dela Paz EM, Abaya EC, Silao CLT, Capistrano-Estrada S, and David-Padilla C

Mutations of the Phenylalanine Hydroxylase (PAH) gene in Filipino Patients with Phenylketonuria
Silao CLT, Canson DM, Hernandez KN, Chiong MAD, Capistrano-Estrada S, and David-Padilla C

Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Neonatal Screening Program for Congenital Hypothyroidism in Metro Manila
Dans LF, and David-Padilla C for the Newborn Screening Study Group

Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Newborn Screening Program of the Philippines
David-Padilla C, Dans LF, Tamondong MR, Bernal RMS, Laceste JJO and Capistrano-Estrada S

Models for Increasing the Newborn Screening Performance of Health Facilities
Reyes MEL and David-Padilla C

A Performance Evaluation and Assessment Scheme (PEAS) for Improving the Philippine Newborn Screening Program
David-Padilla C, Basilio JA, Therrell BL

Republic Act 9288 or the Newborn Screening Act of 2004

PhilHealth Circular No 67, s-2009: Clarification on the Newborn Care Package and Normal Spontaneous Delivery and Maternity Care Package

Frequently Asked Questions on PhilHealth on Newborn Care Package