metabolic screen

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metabolic screen 

LABORATORY MEDICINE

A battery of tests (“screen”) performed on a specimen from a neonate, which is intended to identify the most common treatable metabolic diseases–e.g., cystic fibrosis, galactosemia, homocystinuria, hypothyroidism, maple syrup urine disease, and phenylketonuria.  

Synonym Metabolic profile 

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