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Release Date: August 2006
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for hemochromatosis.
Summary of Screening Recommendations
- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against routine genetic screening for hereditary hemochromatosis in the asymptomatic general population.
Grade: D Recommendation.
Current as of August 2006
Screening for Hemochromatosis, Topic Page. August 2006. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspshemoch.htm