L Phenylalanine Vs. Dlpa For Adhd

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Serum phenylalanine screening is a blood test to look for signs of the disease phenylketonuria (PKU). The test detects abnormally high levels of an amino acid called phenylalanine.


Alternative Names

Phenylalanine - blood test


How the test is performed

The test is usually included in routine screening tests, which are done before the newborn leaves the hospital. If the child is not born in the hospital, the test should be done in the first 48 to 72 hours of life.

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