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Biliary atresia incidence and newborn screening in Ontario

Project ID: 2018-001/2019 0901 172 000
Type of Response: Research report
Knowledge User: Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
ICES Scientist: Eric Benchimal
Summary: As part of the Newborn Screening Ontario Advisory Council’s nomination of biliary atresia as a target for newborn screening, this project sought to understand the current status of the disease in the province and identify likely benefits and potential risks. The findings will inform health system performance and sustainability and community-based care and help to develop a definition for a preferred model of care. 
Status: Completed