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Hows maple syrup urine disease diagnosed?
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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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The diagnostic test for this condition is the measurement of blood Amino Acid concentrations.
Affected patients have elevated levels of Amino Acids (leucine, isoleucine, and valine). Urine organic acid measurement will detect elevated levels of branched-chain ketoacids, lactate, and pyruvate.

In brief: See below
The diagnostic test for this condition is the measurement of blood Amino Acid concentrations.
Affected patients have elevated levels of Amino Acids (leucine, isoleucine, and valine). Urine organic acid measurement will detect elevated levels of branched-chain ketoacids, lactate, and pyruvate.
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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