Noninvasive phenylalanine measurement for PKU

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This study by Salt Lake City investigators looks at a new noninvasive method to measure phenylalanine, by skin iontophoretic extraction.


J Inherit Metab Dis. 2007 Oct 5; [Epub ahead of print]

Noninvasive measurement of phenylalanine by iontophoretic extraction in patients
with phenylketonuria.

Longo N, Li SK, Yan G, Kochambilli RP, Papangkorn K, Berglund D, Ghanem AH,
Ashurst CL, Ernst SL, Pasquali M, Higuchi WI.
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