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PKU Test – What Are The Normal Phe Levels?

For healthy individuals, the normal blood phenylalanine (Phe) level is usually around 1mg/dL. PKU patients, however, may have different Phe levels in their bodies, ranging from 6 – 30+ mg/dL.

Roughly, there are three groups of PKU disorder based on various Phe levels in person’s body:

1. Benign – type 3 (max. concentration of Phe <10 mg/dL)
2. Mild variation of classic PKU – type 2 (max. concentration of Phe 10-20 mg/dL)
3. Classic  – type 1 (max. concentration of Phe >20 mg/dL)

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