TITLE

The Prevalence and Clinical Study of Galactosemia Disease in a Pilot Screening Program of Neonates, Southern Iran

AUTHOR(S)
Senemar, S.; Ganjekarimi, A. H.; Tarami, B.; Bazrgar, M.
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Iranian Journal of Public Health;2011, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study to examine the epidemiology of newborns' galactosemia to specify whether screening was necessary for Iranian newborns or not and to identify the symptoms of this disease before or after diet. The study revealed that consanguineous marriage was considered the cause of inheritance of the disease in Iran. It recommended screening for all the families with a history of galactosemia in Iran.
ACCESSION #
86252482

 

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