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Disorders Reliably Detected in Newborns by MS/MS Technology
Amino Acid Disorders
  • Argininosuccinic Aciduria (ASA Lyase Deficiency)
  • Citrullinemia (ASA Synthetase Deficiency)
  • Homocystinuria
  • Hypermethioninemias
  • Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD)
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU) and other hyperphenylalaninemias
  • Tyrosinemias

Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders *

  • Carnitine/Acylcarnitine Translocase Deficiency
  • 3-Hydroxy Long Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (LCHAD)
  • Medium Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (MCAD)
  • Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (Glutaric Acidemia-Type II)
  • Neonatal Carnitine Palmitoyl Transferase Deficiency-Type II (CPT-II)
  • Short Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (SCAD)
  • Trifunctional Protein Deficiency (TFP Deficiency)
  • Very Long Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (VLCAD)

Organic Acid Disorders *

  • 3-Hydroxy-3-Methylglutaryl-CoA Lyase Deficiency (HMG)
  • Glutaric Acidemia-Type I (GA I)
  • Isovaleric Acidemia (IVA)
  • 3-Methylcrotonyl-CoA Carboxylase Deficiency (3MCC Deficiency)
  • 3-Methylglutaconyl-CoA Hydratase Deficiency
  • Methylmalonic Acidemias (MMA)
  • Mitochondrial Acetoacetyl-CoA Thiolase Deficiency (3-Ketothiolase Deficiency)
  • Propionic Acidemia (PA)
  • Multiple-CoA Carboxylase Deficiency

These are only the basic tests. The baby will be tested for 40+ tests. The detailed tests list will be provided by our representative.

  • The screen for some fatty acid oxidation & organic acid disorders is less sensitive after the age of seven days.





















May 15, 2006 – 2M launches newborn screening services in Chennai. 2M’s sales force in Chennai made up of experienced health care professionals have started collecting samples from newborns in Chennai, Trichy and Madurai.
March 6, 2006 – 2M establishes Newborn screening collection centers in Chennai and Mumbai. 2M today opened up offices in Chennai and Mumbai to serve as collection centers for receiving samples from medical practitioners and hospitals. Collection centers are connected by Internet to 2M’s office in the USA.
Jan 10, 2006 -2M Associates enters in to an exclusive agreement with University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (UCHSC), Denver, Colorado to offer Expanded Newborn Screening >> more

































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