Can blood donation programs identify donors with genetic disorder for high cholesterol, coronary artery disease?

This study examined whether a blood donation program could help identify individuals with the often undiagnosed genetic disorder familial hypercholesterolemia, which results in high cholesterol and premature coronary artery disease. Blood donation programs already screen for infectious diseases and may be able to screen for other conditions.
Source: EurekaAlert, https://www.eurekalert.org