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Children’s Mercy Pioneers Genetic Diagnostic for Infants

Baby in NICU-croppedBaby in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City  (Image © 2012 Sarah Maxey Photography)Children’s Mercy Hospital, in Kansas City, has developed a new method of using genetic testing to diagnose critically-ill newborns. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson explains, it’s now possible to get the diagnosis in two days, rather than six weeks.


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