CADTH is committed to supporting Canada’s health care decision-makers through this challenging and uncertain time.
For evidence, tools, and resources related to COVID-19, visit our COVID-19 Evidence Portal.

 

Begin main content

Reports

We found 6929 result(s)

Newborn Screening for Medium Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency Using Tandem Mass Spectrometry: Clinical and Cost-effectiveness.

Last Updated: March 10, 2006
Result type: Reports

Technology Tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS)-based newborn screening for medium chain acyl~CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD). Disease MCADD is an inherited metabolic disorder. In Canada, there are about 20 incident cases/year. Most MCADD patients are asymptomatic before an acute episode, which manifests with signs of encephalopathy, hypogly...