New Method for Diagnosing AADC Detects 2 Biomarkers in Blood Spots

New Method for Diagnosing AADC Detects 2 Biomarkers in Blood Spots

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New Method for Diagnosing AADC Detects 2 Biomarkers in Blood Spots

A new method has been developed that detects two biomarkers associated with aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency in dried blood spots at the same time, a study reveals. This method for simultaneously identifying these separate disease biomarkers was found to be accurate and precise — and can be used as a non-invasive tool to help better diagnose AADC deficiency, the scientists said. The study, “Simultaneous determination of 5-hydroxytryptophan and 3-O-methyldopa in dried blood spot…

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