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Table 1 Metabolic control of PKU females during pregnancy, comparing dried blood Phe concentrations in planned and unplanned pregnancies (Mann-Whitney U-test)

From: Ten years of specialized adult care for phenylketonuria – a single-centre experience

Metabolic control during pregnancy planned n = 16 unplanned n = 9 P
Median (range) number of laboratory controls 36 (17–47) 17 (1–30) <0.001
Median (range) dried blood Phe concentration μmol/l 181 (101–485) 476 (172–878) <0.001
Offspring with clinical signs of maternal PKU syndrome 0 3