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Guthrie inhibition assay

Guthrie inhibition assay

Guthrie inhibition assay: The Guthrie inhibition assay is a laboratory test used to measure elevated levels of the amino acid phenylalanine in newborn blood. This type of newborn screening test is required (in most states) within one or two days of birth to rule out phenylketonuria (PKU).

Guthrie inhibition assay: Other Names

Other names for Guthrie inhibition assay include:

  • Guthrie test
  • PKU test
  • Phenylalanine test
  • Guthrie bacterial inhibition assay

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