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Release Date: March 2008
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for congenital hypothyroidism.
Summary of Recommendation
- The USPSTF recommends screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in newborns.
Grade: A Recommendation.
Current as of March 2008
Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism, Topic Page. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. March 2008. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspscghy.htm