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Home : Health/Medical/Dental : Major Diseases/Conditions : Phenylketonuria (PKU)

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    Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a genetic disorder that is characterized by an inability of the body to utilize the essential amino acid, phenylalanine.

  • Phenylketonuria (PKU) Test
    A phenylketonuria (PKU) test is done to check whether a newborn baby has the enzyme needed to use phenylalanine in his or her body.

  • PKU - Phenylketonuria In Children Care Guide Information
    child with PKU may look normal and completely healthy for the first few months of life. If left untreated, signs and symptoms may appear between 3 to 6 months of age.

  • Children's PKU Network
    PKU or phenylketonuria is a metabolic disorder related to hyperphenylalaninemia. PKU Network is a non-profit organization offering newborn screening to detect these diseases in their early stages.

  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)
    PKU is a disease very similar to Alkapotnuria in that an enzyme is non-functional, in the same metabolic pathway. But there the similarity ends.

  • PKU Organization of Illinois
    Welcome to www.pkuil.org! The purpose of this web site is to be a resource for families in Illinois and around the world dealing with Phenylketonuria. The PKU Organization of Illinois is a not-for-profit membership organization for the benefit of patients and families.

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