Your browser does not support javascript:   Search for gard hereSearch for news-and-events here.

Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Print friendly version

Prolidase deficiency


Other Names for this Disease
  • Hyperimidodipeptiduria
  • Imidodipeptidase deficiency
  • PD
  • Peptidase deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.

Tests & Diagnosis


Newline Maker

How is prolidase deficiency diagnosed?

The diagnosis of prolidase deficiency is based on the presence and location of the skin ulcers and the identification of specific proteins in the urine. The confirmation diagnosis requires a blood test to measure the activity of the enzyme prolidase.[1]
Last updated: 3/9/2010

References
  1. Peter Hechtman. Chapter 82: Prolidase Deficiency. The Online Metabolic & Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease. http://www.ommbid.com/OMMBID/the_online_metabolic_and_molecular_bases_of_inherited_disease/b/abstract/part8/ch82. Accessed 3/8/2010.


Testing

  • The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) provides information about the genetic tests for this condition. The intended audience for the GTR is health care providers and researchers. Patients and consumers with specific questions about a genetic test should contact a health care provider or a genetics professional.
  • Orphanet lists international laboratories offering diagnostic testing for this condition. Click here and scroll down the page to learn more about the processes of certification, accreditation, and external quality assessment available to these labs. Click on Orphanet to view the list.