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Neonatal carnitine concentrations in relation to gestational age and weight.Crefcoeur, Loek L; de Sain-van der Velden, Monique G M; Ferdinandusse, Sacha; Langeveld, Mirjam; Maase, Rose; Vaz, Frédéric M; Visser, Gepke; Wanders, Ronald J A; Wijburg, Frits A; Verschoof-Puite, Rendelien K; et al. (2020-09-08)A retrospective study was performed using data from the Dutch NBS. Dried blood spot (DBS) carnitine concentrations, collected between the 3rd and 10th day of life, of nearly 2 million newborns were included. Individuals were grouped based on GA and WfGA. Median carnitine concentrations were calculated for each group. Mann-Whitney U tests, and chi-square tests were applied to test for significant differences between groups.