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HCU suspected: description in brief

This leaflet explains to parents what the suspected homocystinuria (HCU) screening result means, and next steps in diagnosis.

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Results of the newborn blood spot screening: homocystinuria (HCU) is suspected

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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
Last updated 4 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. One of a suite of revised and updated inherited metabolic disease leaflets.
  2. First published.