The cut-off for MUAC has been changed from <110 mm to <115 mm after the switch from NCHS references to WHO2006 references for W/H. Has there been any adaptation for the MUAC-based case definition for MAM?
Most programs that I have seen recently are using:
for admission. The SAM definition might be extended to include visible severe wasting and very low W/A or rapid weight loss (from GMP). These definitions are used for children aged between 6 and 59 months (mostly 6-36 months in practice).
For discharge, I have most frequently seen:
I am currently testing the 125 mm threshold for SAM (see this story).