Neonatal thyroid screening of a multi-racial population.

Abstract

A retrospective study on the thyroid status of 832 infants, born in Panaga Hospital in Brunei, was conducted. Despite a high degree of ethnic variability, screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CHT) included a fixed T4 and a TSH reference interval, based on a population of Malay infants. We tested their reliability for this heterologous group of infants… (More)

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