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Free tyrosine test

Free tyrosine test

Free tyrosine test: The free tyrosine test is a laboratory test used to measure the amount of the amino acid tyrosine in the blood and urine. A low level of tyrosine in newborns can indicate a defect in phenylalanine metabolism and possibly phenylketonuria, which is an inherited disease in which phenylalanine cannot be converted to tyrosine.

Free tyrosine test: Other Names

Other names for Free tyrosine test include:

  • PKU test

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