Pku

The pku, alternatively spelled pzuk, is an Armenian musical instrument, similar to a clarinet. It has been called the national instrument of Armenia. The pku is a single-reed aerophone with seven holes and a one octave range with the open cone of a bull horn at one end.

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Newborn Screening - Targeted Disorders
... Phenylketonuria (PKU) was the first disorder targeted for newborn screening, being implemented in a small number of hospitals and quickly expanding across the United States and the rest ... After the success of newborn screening for PKU (39 infants were identified and treated in the first two years of screening, with no false negative results ... Newborn screening has expanded since the introduction of PKU testing in the 1960s, but can vary greatly between countries ...
Guthrie Test - History
... Phenylketonuria (PKU) was one of the earliest recognized inborn errors of metabolism ... that restricting phenylalanine could improve the neurologic function of children with PKU, and within a few years it was established that a diet low in protein from infancy could prevent the mental retardation ... Unfortunately, PKU was often not detected until significant brain damage had occurred ...
Hospitals In China - Beijing
... Peking Union Medical College Hospital PKU 3rd People's Hospital PKU 6th Hospital (Mental Care) PKU Hospital PKU Oral Care Hospital Red Cross Chaoyang Hospital ...
Robert Guthrie - The Guthrie Test
... When exposed to blood from patients affected with PKU, the high levels of phenylalanine overcame the inhibition, and bacterial growth was visible ... After establishing a test that could identify PKU in whole blood spots, Guthrie set out to test his method, starting in an institution in New York ... Here, his test correctly identified all patients known to have PKU and also four who had previously been undiagnosed ...
PKU (disambiguation)
... PKU can refer to Phenylketonuria - A autosomal recessive genetic disorder characterized by a deficiency in the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase ... Pku, an Armenian musical instrument The IATA code for Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport, Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia ...