They added early testing is key in disease diagnosis in children and youth, especially if treatment starts early. It gives patients the opportunity to lead a completely normal life.

In Slovenia, the Clinical Institute for Specialised Laboratory Diagnostics at the UKC Ljubljana hospital carries out a total of some 250,000 such tests per year, 20,000 of which are newborn screenings.

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