Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services (AHS), delivering high-quality, responsive diagnostic lab services to Albertans, across our healthcare system. (more)
Alberta's Newborn Metabolic Screening Program - Maya's story
At just eight weeks old, Maya was diagnosed with Galactosemia, a genetic disorder that impairs the body’s ability to process and produce energy from a sugar called galactose and can be the result of an enzyme deficiency. Her complications included failure to thrive, cataracts which required eye surgery, in addition to a liver biopsy at just seven weeks old. (more)
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