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Difficulties in selecting an appropriate neonatal thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) screening threshold
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    Dear Editor: In their paper on the TSH threshold in neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH), Korada et al. (1) conclude that a threshold of 6 mIU/L for DELFIA-measured TSH in samples collected between days 5 and 8 may be preferable to the 10 mIU/L recommended by the UK Newborn Screening Programme Centre. Our laboratory instituted DELFIA measurements of TSH in 5-8-day paper-borne heelprick samples in 1985. S...

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    THE TSH THRESHOLD IN NEONATAL SCREENING FOR CONGENITAL HYPOTHYROIDISM: A VARIABLE SOLUTION

    Dear Editor:

    In their paper on the TSH threshold in neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH), Korada et al. (1) conclude that a threshold of 6 mIU/L for DELFIA-measured TSH in samples collected between days 5 and 8 may be preferable to the 10 mIU/L recommended by the UK Newborn Screening Programme C...

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