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What are some prenatal tests for phenylketonuria (pku)?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
New born testing: All new borns are tested for pku. There is no danger to the fetus, as long as mother does not have pku. Pre-natal testing is not indicated as treatment of the newborn prevents illeffects of pku.

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