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Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Release Date: March 2008

Summary of Recommendation / Supporting Documents

Summary of Recommendation

  • The USPSTF recommends screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in newborns.

    Rating: "A" recommendation

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Supporting Documents

Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 45 KB; PDF Help)
Clinical Summary (PDF File, 56 KB; PDF Help)
Supporting Article (PDF File, 46 KB; PDF Help)

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Current as of March 2008

Internet Citation:

Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism, Topic Page. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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