Avaliação do programa de rastreamento neonatal para hipotireoidismo congênito da Secretaria de Estado da Saúde de Santa Catarina

@inproceedings{Nascimento2003AvaliaoDP,
  title={Avaliaç{\~a}o do programa de rastreamento neonatal para hipotireoidismo cong{\^e}nito da Secretaria de Estado da Sa{\'u}de de Santa Catarina},
  author={Marilza Leal Nascimento and Maria Marlene de Souza Pires and Silvia M. Nassar and L{\'e}a Ruhland},
  year={2003}
}
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the neonatal screening program for congenital hypothyrodism (CH) of the Health Secretariat of the State of Santa Catarina and determine the prevalence of CH among screened children. METHODS: 390,759 newborns were screened for CH between 01/94 and 12/98 to evaluate: the program coverage, children's age at the time of the 1st blood sample for TSH measurement, time to transport blood samples to the core laboratory (LACEN), time to obtain TSH results, time to locate children… CONTINUE READING

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