Patient-focused outcomes following detection in a hospital-based screening programme for C282Y haemochromatosis
Background: Haemochromatosis is a common genetic disease in populations of a northern European origin. However, there is uncertainty as to whether it is a condition that should be screened for. Aims: To determine the proportion of persons, in a public hospital setting, who were homozygous for the C282Y mutation for hereditary haemochromatosis and the proportion of these persons who would benefit from therapeutic phlebotomy. Methods: All persons who had blood submitted for pathology testing, had...[Show more]
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