Letters Section Editor: Stephen J. Lurie,
MD, PhD, Senior Editor.
In Reply: At the end of their article, Dr Waisbren
and colleagues1 posed several questions
and concluded, "Hopefully, continued study will permit detailed analyses of
these questions so that rational decision making will occur." They now criticize
my omission of "metabolic and genetic physicians" as advocates for expanded
screening. I cannot speak for these physicians, but I would prefer to wait
until the evidence supported "rational decision making" before becoming an
Holtzman NA. Expanded Screening of Newborns for Genetic Disorders—Reply. JAMA. 2004;291(7):820–821. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.291.7.821-a
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