Medium-Chain Ketoacyl-CoA Thiolase Deficiency (MCKAT) - Diseases and Conditions Identified in Children

Medium-Chain Ketoacyl-CoA Thiolase Deficiency (MCKAT)


Medium-chain ketoacyl-CoA thiolase deficiency (MCKAT) has been reported as a fatty acid oxidation condition. In fatty acid oxidation conditions, the body is unable to change some fats into energy the body needs to function. Support groups are available to help connect families living with fatty acid oxidation conditions with others who have experience or expertise with these types of conditions.

To learn more about Medium-chain ketoacyl-CoA thiolase deficiency, visit Baby's First Test: Medium-chain ketoacyl-CoA thiolase deficiency. A listing of contact information for Minnesota inborn errors of metabolism medical specialty providers/clinics serving children affected with or undergoing evaluation for conditions that can be detected through Minnesota Newborn Screening is available upon request.