Phenylalanine

Alternative names
Serum phenylalanine screening; Phenylalanine - serum

Definition
Serum phenylalanine screening is a test for the disease phenylketonuria (PKU). The test detects abnormally high levels of phenylalanine.

Also check Serum phenylalanine screening.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 5, 2012
by David A. Scott, M.D.

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