Sample type: Blood spot

Test name: Phenylalanine a.k.a. PKU diet monitoring, phe

Condition / Indication: PKU monitoring

Special precautions & notes: None.

Reference range: Target Ranges are age-related and can be found in the document below.

Container: Bloodspots on a newborn screening card

Ideal volume (mL): 2x Spots

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Newborn Screening

Turnaround time: 5 days


Tandem Mass Spectrometry.