Newborn screening for dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase deficiency: Citrulline as a useful analyte


Dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase deficiency, also known as maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) type III, is caused by the deficiency of the E3 subunit of branched chain alpha-ketoacid dehydrogenase (BCKDH), α-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase (αKGDH), and pyruvate dehydrogenase (PDH). DLD deficiency variably presents with either a severe neonatal encephalopathic… (More)


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