312 Development of Serum Hexosaminidase (hex) in Infants

Serum activity of hexosaminidases A and B has been measured to identify patients with Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff's diseases, and may also be affected in other clinical conditions including neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). Data utilizing serum HEX as a marker for NEC is difficult to interpret because normal developmental patterns have not been… CONTINUE READING