Check ammonia

Hyperammonemia can be extremely toxic

to the central nervous system in infants, children, and adults.

Help protect the brain

Hyperammonemia is a medical emergency.
The challenge is early detection.

Delayed diagnosis or treatment of hyperammonemia, regardless of cause,
can lead to neurological damage and potentially a fatal outcome.1

1

Act quickly to identify
hyperammonemia

Early detection of hyperammonemia is critical to prevent possible neurological damage and death. Recognize the signs and symptoms of hyperammonemia.

2

Check ammonia levels

Checking for high ammonia levels requires a proper blood draw for accurate analysis. Find out when, why, and how to test for ammonia.

3

Call a metabolic geneticist

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.