Long-chain Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders

In the following you will find further information about the inborn diseases of fatty acid oxidation


Since 1.4.2005, long-chain fatty acid oxidation disorders have been included in the "extended newborn screening" and are a standard benefit of the statutory health insurance funds throughout Germany.

In Austria, LCHAD/TFP and VLCAD deficiencies are also screened.

Description of the diseases (LC-FAOD)