metabolic screen

metabolic screen

A battery of tests performed on a neonate which identifies the most common treatable metabolic diseases—e.g., cystic fibrosis, galactosaemia, homocystinuria, hypothyroidism, maple syrup urine disease, PKU.

metabolic screen

Metabolic profile Neonatology A battery of tests on a neonate that identifies the most common treatable metabolic diseases–eg, cystic fibrosis, galactosemia, homocystinuria, hypothyroidism, maple syrup urine disease, PKU. See Neonatal panel/profile, Neonatal screen.
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To deal with cases caused by intake of Litchi, we may add a metabolic screen to understand the aetiology comprehensively," Dr Gulati said.
Monitoring of metabolic screen during AAPs use is then mandatory and instituting effective measures to ameliorate MetS, arguably from the outset, might curtail long-term drastic sequelae.
An approach to neurometabolic disorders by a simple metabolic screen. Indian Pediatrics 2000; 37: 63-69.
In my experience, the most common reason for an elevated TSH is that the metabolic screen was drawn too early, before the initial physiologic peak after birth has returned to the screening cutoff level.
Normal newborn metabolic screen. Polyvitamin drops with iron prescribed but not administered at age 6 months, screening at age 9 months led to diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia with weight 8.64 kg (19 lbs, 25th percentile).
This report summarizes the results of the study, which indicate that 1% of children had a positive postmortem metabolic screen using tandem MS.
Bennett recommended all children with developmental delay get a high-resolution banded karyotype, a DNA test for fragile X syndrome, and a urine metabolic screen.
In this case, the work-up should include a metabolic screen for lactic acid, ammonia, serum amino acids, and carnitine as well as urinary ketones and organic acids.
Bennett recommended that all children with developmental delay get a high-resolution banded karyotype, a DNA test for fragile X syndrome, and a urine metabolic screen.
In conclusion, the importance of developing a routine postmortem metabolic screen in the investigation of premature or unexplained death in infants and children cannot be understated.
Results from the metabolic screen indicate argininosuccinic aciduria, a urea cycle defect.