M. Gennaccaro

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Massachusetts currently offers an optional expanded newborn screening programme that tests for 20 biochemical genetic disorders in addition to the mandated newborn screening tests, including phenylketonuria (PKU) and nine other biochemical genetic disorders. We conducted a mail survey of 550 paediatricians listed in the 2000 Massachusetts Healthcare(More)
Summary: Women with phenylketonuria (PKU) must follow a strict low-phenylalanine diet during pregnancy in order to protect the fetus from the deleterious effects of high maternal blood phenylalanine. The Resource Mothers Study of Maternal PKU was undertaken to determine whether a home visitation programme was effective in helping women with PKU attain blood(More)
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