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Release Date: July 2007
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for lipid disorders in children.
Summary of Recommendation
- The USPSTF concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against routine screening for lipid disorders in infants, children, adolescents, or young adults (up to age 20).
Grade: I Statement.
Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children, July 2007
Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 100 KB; PDF Help)
Supporting Article: Systematic Evidence Review (PDF File, 610 KB; PDF Help)
Evidence Synthesis (PDF File, 1.6 MB; PDF Help)
Current as of July 2007
Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children, Topic Page. July 2007. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschlip.htm