Infectious precipitants of acute hyperammonemia are associated with indicators of increased morbidity in patients with urea cycle disorders.

@article{McGuire2013InfectiousPO,
  title={Infectious precipitants of acute hyperammonemia are associated with indicators of increased morbidity in patients with urea cycle disorders.},
  author={Peter J McGuire and Hye-Seung Lee and Marshall Summar},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={163 6},
  pages={1705-1710.e1}
}
OBJECTIVE To prospectively characterize acute hyperammonemic episodes in patients with urea cycle disorders (UCDs) in terms of precipitating factors, treatments, and use of medical resources. STUDY DESIGN This was a prospective, longitudinal observational study of hyperammonemic episodes in patients with UCD enrolled in the National Institutes of Health-sponsored Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium Longitudinal Study. An acute hyperammonemic event was defined as plasma ammonia level >100 μmol/L… CONTINUE READING
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