Emergency Rule Issued to Add Pompe disease to Newborn Screening

from State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has added, by emergency rule, screening for Pompe disease to the Wisconsin Newborn Screening Program’s panel of conditions. This rule will go into effect once it is published in the Wisconsin State Journal, which is expected to occur on January 10, 2022.

Every infant born in Wisconsin is required to have Pompe disease screening within 24-48 hours after birth.

View the letter linked below for more information.

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