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Neonatal Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism

  • Jean H. Dussault
    Address reprint requests to Jean H. Dussault, OC, MD, OGM, RC-9300, Centre Hospitalier de l’Université Laval, 2705 Boulevard Laurier, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Canada, G1V 4G2.
    From the Ontogénèse et Génétique Moléculaire, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitaller de rUniversité Laval et Université Laval, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Canada
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      Screening for congenital hypothyroidism is now performed worldwide with beneficial results and a high cost:benefit ratio, which should increase when new technology permits us to measure thyroxine and thyrotropin simultaneously in the same sample.
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