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MCADD suspected: description in brief

Information on the rare condition medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD). This leaflet can help healthcare professionals talk to parents of babies with a suspected MCADD screening result.


Medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD) is suspected

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Information on medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD), diagnostic tests, possible effects of the condition and likely treatments.

Healthcare professionals should download and print out this leaflet for parents of babies who have an MCADD suspected result following their newborn blood spot screening test.

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Published 1 November 2010
Last updated 4 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. One of a suite of updated inherited metabolic diseases leaflets.
  2. First published.