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Table 2 Mean blood pressure, mean initial ammonium level in transferring hospital and at admittance to NICU subdivided by UCD enzyme deficiency

From: High blood pressure, a red flag for the neonatal manifestation of urea cycle disorders

Deficiency of Blood pressure (mmHg) NH4+ (μmol/l)
  SBP DBP MAD First test result On Admission at NICU
CPS1 80 51 64 2376 2628
OTC 84 56 72 568 1851
ASS1 95 65 78 484 1240
ASL 109 86 92 1160 1091
  1. ASL, Argininosuccinate lyase; ASS1, Argininosuccinate synthetase 1; CPS1, Carbamylphosphate synthetase 1; DBP, Diastolic blood pressure; NH4+, Plasma ammonium concentration; No, Number; MAD, Mean arterial pressure; NICU, Neonatal intensive care unit; SBP, Systolic blood pressure; OTC, Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency;