Hyperammonemia can be extremely toxic
to the central nervous system in infants, children, and adults.
Delayed diagnosis or treatment of hyperammonemia, regardless of cause,
can lead to neurological damage and potentially a fatal outcome.1
Early detection of hyperammonemia is critical to prevent possible neurological damage and death. Recognize the signs and symptoms of hyperammonemia.
Checking for high ammonia levels requires a proper blood draw for accurate analysis. Find out when, why, and how to test for ammonia.
High ammonia levels may be a result of a rare metabolic disorder. A metabolic geneticist can help determine the underlying cause. Click below to find a metabolic geneticist near you.