Received: 4 September 2017
Accepted: 19 March 2018
First Online: 20 April 2018
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: Written informed consent was obtained from all parents (or legal representatives) of children included in the study. According to specific regulations (Bulletin of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic No. 39–60/2012,ExternalRef removed), screened inborn errors of metabolism in newborns are stated by the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic. Neonatal departments providing healthcare for newborns inform the mother about the purpose of the newborn screening. All positive cases detected by newborn screening are diagnostically verified and confirmed by the specialised regional centres for metabolic diseases, and genetic testing is performed by the Centre of Expertise for Molecular and Biochemical Genetics of Rare Diseases.
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