Screening for Hypothyroidism
- All newborn infants (required in many states)
- Pregnant women with or without goiter
- People with:
American Academy of Pediatrics. Update of newborn screening and therapy for congenital hypothyroidism. Pediatrics . 2006;117:2290-2303.
Cooper DS, Doherty GM, et al. Thyroid . November 2009;19(11):1167-1214.
Hypothyroidism. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us . Updated November 19, 2012. Accessed November 20, 2012.
Hypothyroidism. National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service website. Available at: http://endocrine.niddk.nih.gov/pubs/Hypothyroidism . Updated February 27, 2012. Accessed November 20, 2012.
Ladenson P, Singer P, et al. American Thyroid Association Guidelines for Detection of Thyroid Dysfunction. Arch Intern Med . 2000;160:1573-1575.
Surks MI, Ortiz E, et al. Subclinical thyroid disease: scientific review and guidelines for diagnosis and management. JAMA . 2004 Jan 14;291(2):228-238.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for thyroid disease: recommendation statement. Ann Intern Med . 2004;140:125-127.
- Reviewer: Brian Randall, MD
- Review Date: 03/2013 -
- Update Date: 03/15/2013 -