Increase in congenital hypothyroidism in New York State and in the United States.

@article{Harris2007IncreaseIC,
  title={Increase in congenital hypothyroidism in New York State and in the United States.},
  author={Katharine B. Harris and Kenneth A. Pass},
  journal={Molecular genetics and metabolism},
  year={2007},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={268-77}
}
Mandated screening of newborns for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in NYS was initiated in l978. Currently, every newborn screening program in the U.S. includes CH in its panel. Between 1978 and 2005, 7.4 million newborns were screened for CH in NYS. In NYS, between 1978 and 2005, the incidence of CH has increased by 138%. Nationwide (excluding NYS data… CONTINUE READING