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Hemochromatosis Genetic Screening (cont.)

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References

Citations

  1. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (2006). Screening for hemochromatosis. Available online: http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstf06/hemochromatosis/hemochrs.htm.

  2. National Human Genome Research Institute (2010). Learning about hereditary hemochromatosis. Available online: http://www.genome.gov/page.cfm?pageID=10001214.

Other Works Consulted

  • Beutler E (2010). Iron storage disease section of Disorders of iron metabolism. In K Kaushanksy et al., eds., Williams Hematology, 8th ed., pp. 589–606. New York: McGraw-Hill.

  • Powell LW (2008). Hemochromatosis. In AS Fauci et al., eds., Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th ed., vol. 2, pp. 2429–2433. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical.

  • Qaseem A, et al. (2005). Screening for hereditary hemochromatosis: A clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine, 143(7): 517–521.

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJoseph O'Donnell, MD - Hematology, Oncology
Last RevisedApril 6, 2011

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