PKU test

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Noun1.PKU test - a test of newborn infants for phenylketonuria
diagnostic assay, diagnostic test - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
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In a recently published paper, Cunningham's team used the TRI Analyzer to perform two commercially available assays -- a test to detect a biomarker associated with pre-term birth in pregnant women and the PKU test for newborns to indirectly detect an enzyme essential for normal growth and development.
is sometimes referred to as a PKU test: Even though health professionals may refer to newborn screening as a PKU test, the name can be misleading.
(35) In some places, newborn screening is still referred to as "the PKU test." (36) In this genetic condition, a baby is born without the ability to break down the amino acid phenylalanine.
Blood samples were taken from the children referred for surgery and their PKU test samples, routinely taken at birth, were also retrieved.