Genetic testing for HFE gene mutations related to hereditary hemochromatosis

BlueCross BlueShield Association
Record ID 32003000721
Authors' objectives:

This assessment addresses HFE genotyping in two populations: 1) patients with symptoms and early biochemical signs of iron overload consistent with hereditary hemochromatosis; and 2) relatives of individuals with hereditary hemochromatosis.

Authors' methods: Systematic review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2002
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Genetic Diseases, Inborn
  • Hemochromatosis
Organisation Name: BlueCross BlueShield Association
Contact Address: BlueCross BlueShield Association, Technology Evaluation Center, 225 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tel: 888 832 4321
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