National neonatal hypothyroid screening program in Mongolia.

@article{Erdenechimeg2003NationalNH,
  title={National neonatal hypothyroid screening program in Mongolia.},
  author={Sereegotov Erdenechimeg},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 Suppl 3},
  pages={85-6}
}
This study was motivated by the desire to identify patients with congenital hypothyroidism for early treatment. A pilot project was developed by the Department of Nuclear Medicine and initial screening was began at 2 of the maternity houses in Ulaanbaatar. The methodology used for these activities involved collecting samples by heel prick at 3-4 days of age and analysed for TSH by immunoradiometric testing (Skybio Ltd, United Kingdom). From July 2000 to September 2001, 1,529 babies were… CONTINUE READING
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