Archived: Lipid Disorders in Children: Screening
Original Release Date: July 2007
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Archived: Recommendation Summary
Summary of Recommendation
|Children age 1-20|
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).
|The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of the service. Evidence is lacking, of poor quality, or conflicting, and the balance of benefits and harms cannot be determined.|
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Lipid Disorders in Children: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.