We are very close to making European recommendations for the management of PKU
We believe ADAPT study results are an important step toward improving the overall care of PKU
This method should thus improve the quality of care for patients with PKU
Using the same newborn blood spots obtained for PKU
screening, a machine--in one test--can identify dozens of metabolic disorders.
One variant and one classical case of PKU
would have been missed if the MS/MS cutoff was moved to 249 [micro]mol/L (4.
In a population study in collaboration with Danish scientists, Woo analyzed the RFLP patterns of families containing members afflicted with PKU
People with PKU
have a deficient liver enzyme, making them unable to break down an amino acid found in food, called phenylalanine.
The Guthrie BIA test is performed as the procedure published by Guthrie and Susi  with PKU
test agar and B.
Until the 1970s, metabolic specialists believed it was not necessary for children with PKU
to stay on their special diet after age six.
If you wish to forgo the PKU
test for your newborn infant, you may claim a religious exemption, sign a paper, and be done.
Originally published in 1977, Low Protein Cookery for PKU
was a blessing for parents whose children had been diagnosed with phenylketonuria (PKU
If too much phenylalanine accumulates in the blood of a baby with PKU
(which can happen even before birth), it can result in mental retardation.