PKU.com Community Discussion Forum Parent support could genetic test help ? Reply To: could genetic test help ?

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medina2009
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thanks alot for your reply foufoka . but I dont yet understand the benefit of genetic test . because you said that with this test you can predict the severity of the disorder .  but I know that my child have pku and no test can reduse the severity of disease , just he should have a diet to control his pku .

and if we want to have another child again this test cant help us , because we are the carrier of this defect . and in every pregnancy , we have 25 percent the chance of having a pku child .

So, I think doing genetic test for the family such us is wasting the time .

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