This scientific report describes existing data (as of 2000) on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for PKU, a metabolic disorder that, if left untreated, can lead to irreversible mental retardation.
In October 2000, the NICHD was involved in an NIH Consensus Development Conference on PKU, metabolic disorder that, if left untreated, can lead to irreversible mental retardation. This 338-page scientific report describes the conference and the topics discussed at the conference, including responsible assessment of currently available data about screening for and management of PKU.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS. (2000). Phenylketonuria (PKU) Screening and Management: Report of the Consensus Development Conference (Reference Only) (N/A). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.