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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Carnitine palmitoyltransferase 2 deficiency


Other Names for this Disease
  • Carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency type 2
  • CPT2
  • Carnitine palmitoyltransferase II (CPT II) deficiency
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Tests & Diagnosis

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Newborn Screening

  • An ACTion (ACT) sheet is available for this condition that describes the short-term actions a health professional should follow when an infant has a positive newborn screening result. ACT sheets were developed by experts in collaboration with the American College of Medical Genetics.
  • An Algorithm flowchart is available for this condition for determining the final diagnosis in an infant with a positive newborn screening result. Algorithms are developed by experts in collaboration with the American College of Medical Genetics.
  • Baby's First Test is the nation's newborn screening education center for families and providers. This site provides information and resources about screening at the local, state, and national levels and serves as the Clearinghouse for newborn screening information.
  • The Newborn Screening Coding and Terminology Guide created by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) promotes and facilitates the use of electronic health data standards in recording and transmitting newborn screening test results. The Web site includes standard codes and terminology for newborn tests and conditions for which they screen, and links to related sites. Click on the link to view details for this condition.
  • National Newborn Screening and Global Resource Center (NNSGRC) provides information and resources in the area of newborn screening and genetics to benefit health professionals, the public health community, consumers and government officials.
  • Simone Albers, et al.  Detection of Neonatal Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase II Deficiency by Expanded Newborn Screening With Tandem Mass SpectrometryPediatrics, Jun 2001;107:e103.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency type 2
  • CPT2
  • Carnitine palmitoyltransferase II (CPT II) deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.