HCU suspected: description in brief
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Newborn blood spot screening programme: supporting publications
- 1 August 2013
- Last updated:
- 4 April 2016, see all updates
This leaflet explains to parents what the suspected homocystinuria (HCU) screening result means, and next steps in diagnosis.
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Information on what homocystinuria (HCU) is, how it is treated and diagnostic tests.
Healthcare professionals should download and print out this leaflet for parents of babies who have an HCU suspected result following their newborn blood spot screening test.
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Published: 1 August 2013
Updated: 4 April 2016
- One of a suite of revised and updated inherited metabolic disease leaflets.
- First published.