Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 23, Issue 11, Pages 769-772
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/839308
Review

Screening for Iron Overload: Lessons from the HEmochromatosis and IRon Overload Screening (HEIRS) Study

Paul C Adams,1 James C Barton,2 Gordon D McLaren,3 Ronald T Acton,4 Mark Speechley,5 Christine E McLaren,6 David M Reboussin,7 Catherine Leiendecker-Foster,8 Emily L Harris,9 Beverly M Snively,7 Thomas Vogt,10 Phyliss Sholinsky,11 Elizabeth Thomson,12 Fitzroy W Dawkins,13 Victor R Gordeuk,10 and John H Eckfeldt8

1Department of Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
2Southern Iron Disorders Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
3VA Long Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, and Univeristy of California, Irvine, California, USA
4Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
5University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
6Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
7Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
8Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
9Translational Genomics Research Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
10Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
11Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Epidemiology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
12National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
13Department of Medicine, Howard University, Washington DC, USA

Received 23 June 2009; Accepted 25 June 2009

Copyright © 2009 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Paul C Adams, James C Barton, Gordon D McLaren, et al., “Screening for Iron Overload: Lessons from the HEmochromatosis and IRon Overload Screening (HEIRS) Study,” Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 23, no. 11, pp. 769-772, 2009. https://doi.org/10.1155/2009/839308.