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IVA is suspected: description in brief

Information on isovaleric acidaemia (IVA) after a suspected blood spot screen result.


Results of the newborn blood spot screening: isovaleric acidaemia (IVA) is suspected

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Information on isovaleric acidaemia (IVA), the tests needed for diagnosis, possible effects of the condition and likely treatments.

Healthcare professionals should download and print out this leaflet for parents of babies who have an IVA 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.