hrp0082p1-d2-256 | Thyroid (1) | ESPE2014

Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism in the Russian Federation (1997–2012)

Bezlepkina Olga , Chikulaeva Olga , Chumakova Olga , Karavaeva Lyudmila , Bezlepkin Alexey , Peterkova Valentina

Background: Screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in the Russian Federation started in 1994. A survey was conducted in 1994 on the basis of 32 laboratories, and since 2007 newborn screening is being carried out in 79 laboratories of 83 regions of the Russian Federation.Objective and hypotheses: To study the prevalence of CH in Russia and in different regions of the Russian Federation.Method: Official statistics on CH screeni...