Audit of screening programme for congenital hypothyroidism in Scotland 1979-93.

@article{Ray1997AuditOS,
  title={Audit of screening programme for congenital hypothyroidism in Scotland 1979-93.},
  author={Mily Ray and T. M. Muir and Gordon D. Murray and Ren{\'e}e Kennedy and Robert W Girdwood and Malcolm David Cairns Donaldson},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1997},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={411-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficiency of the screening programme for congenital hypothyroidism in Scotland and to determine the outcome in the cohort of children with positive testing for thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). DESIGN Establishment of comprehensive database for all Scottish infants with high TSH, detected on Guthrie screening. SUBJECTS 344 infants born between August 1979 and December 1993 with TSH greater than 40 mU/l on initial Guthrie, or 15-40 mU/l on repeat Guthrie. MAIN… CONTINUE READING

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