The value of screening of neonates for congenital adrenal hyperplasia is not universally accepted. Procedures for screening are recommended here in order to provide a structure to the testing and ultimately bring together data that will allow the effect of screening to be judged for benefit or dismissed as no better than clinical recognition of the disease state.

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