Iron status and iron supplementation in children with classical phenylketonuria.

Iron (Fe) status and Fe supplementation were assessed in 20 children with phenylketonuria (PKU) through dietary intake and through measurements of ferritin, hematocrit, hemoglobin, mean cellular hemoglobin, mean cellular volume, serum Fe, total iron binding capacity, unbounded iron binding capacity, transferrin saturation and transferrin. Findings were… CONTINUE READING