Laboratory Testing

Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

Test:

■ Periodic screening (age 19 to 64) if strong family history of thyroid disease and if autoimmune disease

Cholesterol

Test:

■ Every 5 years beginning at age 20

■ Every 3 to 5 years between ages 65 and 75

Periodic screening if:

■ Familial lipid disorder

■ Family history of premature coronary artery disease (CAD) (< 55 years)

Lipids

Periodic screening if:

■ Elevated cholesterol

■ History of parent or sibling with blood cholesterol > 240 mg/dL

■ History of sibling, parent, or grandparent with premature (< 55 years) CAD

Fasting Glucose

JE Test:

■ Every 3 years beginning at age 45 ® ■ Every 3 to 5 years if:

■ Family history of DM (one first- or two second-degree relatives) "Jg ■ Obese

Hypertension

Routine screening for chlamydial and gonorrhea infection is recommended for all sexually active adolescents and high-risk females, even if they are asymptomatic.

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