Corpus ID: 23209321

[Analysis of neonatal screening results for congenital hypothyroidism in parts of Yunnan Province, China].

@article{Zhang2015AnalysisON,
  title={[Analysis of neonatal screening results for congenital hypothyroidism in parts of Yunnan Province, China].},
  author={Yin-hong Zhang and L. Li and H. Chen and Shu Zhu and J. Zhang and S. Li and Rui-hong Wang and Baosheng Zhu},
  journal={Zhongguo dang dai er ke za zhi = Chinese journal of contemporary pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          45-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To summarize and analyze neonatal screening results for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in parts of Yunnan Province, China. METHODS A total of 236 218 newborns (121 463 males and 114 755 females) who were born in Zhaotong City, Qujing City, Lijiang City, and Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province, China, between July 2012 and April 2014 were screened for CH. The original blood smear was re-tested if the thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level in heel blood was ≥8 μIU… Expand