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Pilot study of early diagnosis of hereditary haemochromatosis through systematic case finding in primary care.

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OBJECTIVES: To test the feasibility of adopting and evaluating a systematic case-finding approach to the early diagnosis of hereditary haemochromatosis (HHC) in primary care, and to estimate the prevalence of presenting conditions for which HHC testing could be offered. METHODS: Systematic identification of, and genotyping for, C282Y and H63D mutations in patients presenting in primary care with possible symptoms of HHC during a 4-week period to 1 of 14 doctors in Oxfordshire. RESULTS: From ...

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10.1159/000066689

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Harcourt, J More by this author
Livesey, K More by this author
Merryweather-Clarke, A More by this author
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Journal:
Community genetics
Volume:
5
Issue:
4
Pages:
262-265
Publication date:
2002
DOI:
EISSN:
1422-2833
ISSN:
1422-2795
URN:
uuid:8454d8ac-7831-4bae-ba5b-e8c500428ddc
Source identifiers:
214428
Local pid:
pubs:214428

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