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Test ID: PKU
Phenylalanine and Tyrosine, Plasma

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8380

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

PHENYLALANINE

Premature: 98-213 nmol/mL

0-31 days: 38-137 nmol/mL

1-24 months: 31-75 nmol/mL

2-18 years: 26-91 nmol/mL

> or =19 years: 35-85 nmol/mL

 

Conversion Formulas:

Result in mg/dL x 60.6=result in nmol/mL

Result in nmol/mL x 0.0165=result in mg/dL

 

TYROSINE

Premature: 147-420 nmol/mL

0-31 days: 55-147 nmol/mL

1-24 months: 22-108 nmol/mL

2-18 years: 24-115 nmol/mL

> or =19 years: 34-112 nmol/mL

 

Conversion Formulas:

Result in mg/dL x 55.6=result in nmol/mL

Result in nmol/mL x 0.0181=result in mg/dL

See Inborn Errors of Amino Acid Metabolism in Special Instructions.



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