Guthrie test

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Guthrie test

[′gəth·rē ‚test]
(pathology)
A screening test for the detection of phenylketonuria in which the inhibition of growth of a strain of Bacillus subtilis by a phenylalanine analog is reversed byL-phenylalanine, as found in elevated concentration in the plasma of patients with phenylketonuria.
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