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BreaMarie91
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Andrea,
I’m not 100% positive on this one so don’t quote me but…as far as I know yes there is a test. I believe to figure that out you would have to get a DNA test which would tell you exactly what your DNA make up is. Although I don’t know exactly how it would work I’m assuming it’s some sort of a blood tests, but I have heard of a few people who talked about this and from what I know it would be very costly.
If you could go with your sister/brother to one of your nieces PKU appointments maybe you could ask her doctors about this. Or if you can get a hold of a genetic counselor, they work with people to find out what their chances of having a child with certain disorders, diseases etc are so they might beable to help you with this.
I hope this helps somewhat, sorry I’m not 100% familiar with this. nBreanna n16 w/CPKU

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