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Is the current threshold level for screening for congenital hypothyroidism too high? An audit of the clinical evaluation, confirmatory diagnostic tests and treatment of infants with increased blood spot thyroid-stimulating hormone concentrations identified on newborn blood spot screening in Wales
  1. Rebekah Anne Pryce (bekyp{at}doctors.org.uk)
  1. Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
    1. John W Gregory (gregoryjw{at}cardiff.ac.uk)
    1. Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
      1. Justin T Warner (justin.warner{at}cardiffandvale.wales.nhs.uk)
      1. Department of Child Health, United Kingdom
        1. Rhys John (rhys.john{at}cardiffandvale.wales.nhs.uk)
        1. Dept Medical Biochemistry, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
          1. Donald M Bradley (bradleydm{at}cf.ac.uk)
          1. University Hospital of Wales, United Kingdom
            1. Carol Evans (carol.evans{at}cardiffandvale.wales.nhs.uk)
            1. Dept Medical Biochemistry, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom

              Abstract

              The UK Newborn Screening Programme has set standards for the identification, investigation and early management of children with congenital hypothyroidism. (1)

              • congenital hypothyroidism
              • diagnosis
              • screening

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