Congenital hypothyroidism: screening laboratory handbook
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Population screening programmes: leaflets and how to order them, NHS population screening standards, and Newborn blood spot screening programme: supporting publications
- 1 February 2014
This document explains the guidelines for laboratories screening newborns for congenital hypothyroidism (CHT) in the UK.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number: 2013493 PDF, 6.59MB, 50 pages
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This handbook sets out laboratory standards and guidelines for congenital hypothyroidism (CHT) screening in newborn babies.
The document includes:
- national procedures for screening laboratories
- form for notification of presumptive positive by the screening laboratory to a clinician
Contact the screening helpdesk for a list of addendums:
NHS population screening helpdesk
Published: 1 February 2014