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Familial hypobetalipoproteinaemia in 9 children diagnosed as the result of cord blood screening for hypolipoproteinaemia in 10 000 Danish newborns.
  1. G E Andersen,
  2. K Brokhattingen,
  3. P Lous


    Out of 10 440 children, 266 with low (less than 2.5 centile) values for very low-low density lipoproteins in cord serum were chosen to be followed up to find out how many came from families with familial hypobetalipoproteinaemia (FHBL). In 176 families (66% of 266 families), FHBL was diagnosed in 9 children and their families.

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