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Worldwide Recall Rate in Newborn Screening Programs for Congenital Hypothyroidism

Ladan Mehran 1 , Davood Khalili 2 , Shahin Yarahmadi 3 , Atieh Amouzegar 1 , Mehdi Mojarrad 1 , Nasrin Ajang 3 and Fereidoun Azizi 1 , *
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1 Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Prevention of Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Endocrinology and Metabolic Office, Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: July 2017, 15 (3); e55451
  • Published Online: June 25, 2017
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: January 25, 2017
  • Revised: April 3, 2017
  • Accepted: April 16, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.55451

To Cite: Mehran L, Khalili D, Yarahmadi S, Amouzegar A, Mojarrad M, et al. Worldwide Recall Rate in Newborn Screening Programs for Congenital Hypothyroidism, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2017 ; 15(3):e55451. doi: 10.5812/ijem.55451.

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1. Context
2. Method of Data Source and Selection Criteria
3. Definitions
4. Results
5. Iodine Deficiency
6. Different Strategies
7. Lowering Cut Off
8. Laboratory Methods
9. Iodinated Disinfectants
10. Site of Sample Collection
11. CH Incidence
12. Human Error
13. Conclusions
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