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How many different people in the u.s. suffer from phenylketonuria (pku)?

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Dr. Anna-Kaisa Niemi
Clinical Genetics 16 years experience
About 15,000: It is estimated that there are about 14, 000 - 15, 000 people in the usa living with pku. Pku alliance (a patient organization) has excellent information on how common pku is and how it is screened. Here link for your convenience: http://www.Npkua.Org/education/aboutpku.Aspx.

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