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MCADD confirmed diagnosis: description in brief

This leaflet can help healthcare professionals talk to parents following a positive newborn blood spot screen for medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD).


MCADD confirmed diagnosis: description in brief

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Information on the diagnostic testing and the treatment of medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD).

Healthcare professionals should download and print out this leaflet for parents of babies who have a confirmed diagnosis of MCADD.

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Published 1 April 2013
Last updated 4 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. One of a suite of updated inherited metabolic disease leaflets.
  2. First published.