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Does anyone know the percent of the u.S. Population affected with phenylketonuria (pku)?
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Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology
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In brief: 1 in 15,000
Varies according to country.
Usa 1 in 15, 000, finland and japan lowest with 1 in 100, 000, and 1 in 120, 00 births respectively. Caucasians 1 in 10, 000.

In brief: 1 in 15,000
Varies according to country.
Usa 1 in 15, 000, finland and japan lowest with 1 in 100, 000, and 1 in 120, 00 births respectively. Caucasians 1 in 10, 000.
Dr. James Isobe
Dr. James Isobe
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Dr. Touraj Shafai
Pediatrics
In brief: 1 in 15000
Pku is found at a rate of 1 in 15000 in us.
It is less common in asian-americans and african-americans. There are milder forms of pku with less severe symptoms.

In brief: 1 in 15000
Pku is found at a rate of 1 in 15000 in us.
It is less common in asian-americans and african-americans. There are milder forms of pku with less severe symptoms.
Dr. Touraj Shafai
Dr. Touraj Shafai
Thank
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