Deficiency

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Deficiency

A shortage or insufficiency. The amount by which federal Income Tax due exceeds the amount reported by the taxpayer on his or her return; also, the amount owed by a taxpayer who has not filed a return. The outstanding balance of a debt secured by a mortgage after the mortgaged property has been sold to satisfy the obligation at a price less than the debt.

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Newborn screening by tandem mass spectrometry for medium-chain Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency: A cost-effectiveness analysis.
Identification of a common mutation in patients with medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1990;171:498-505.
The studies that focused too closely on a single genetic defect, medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency, did not identify a significant number of cases to justify continuing the investigation (6-7).
Medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency: postmortem diagnosis in a case of sudden infant death and neonatal diagnosis of an affected sibling [see comments].
Blood spots have also been used for screening patients at risk for mitochondrial disorders such as medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (19,20) and Pearson syndrome, a multisystem juvenile disorder associated with deletions in the mitochondrial genome (21).

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