When is patient transfer indicated for the treatment of sitosterolemia (phytosterolemia)?

Updated: May 24, 2019
  • Author: Robert D Steiner, MD; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Answer

Blood sterol analysis, which is the only diagnostic test for sitosterolemia, is a specialized test available in only a few laboratories. Transfer of the patient or a specimen may be warranted.


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