| Diagnosing Inborn Errors
The Metabolic Screening Lab is devoted to
the diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism and nutritional defects
by gas chromatography mass spectrometry. Our
method of sample preparation (J. Chrom. Biomed. Appl. 562 (1991) 125-138)
permits quantitation of carbohydrates, amino and organic acids all
in the same sample.
This is a CLIA-certified and inspected facility, (26D0652021), with
California Medi-Cal Provider Number XLAB01210.
Dr. Shoemaker holds State of New York Certificate of Qualification
Code SHOEJ1 for Biochemical Genetics and Clinical Laboratory Permit
PFI #5451, Code 826040A4.
1-2 ml urine or 0.4-1.0 ml serum, CSF or vitreous fluid shipped
overnight on dry ice.
We are happy to bill patients or third parties if billing information
Institutions willing to pay directly on monthly invoice may do so
on the following terms:
1-499 samples/year: $300/sample;
500 or more samples/year: $100/sample.
Dr. James Shoemaker, M.D., Ph.D.
3555 Vista Rear Door
St. Louis, MO 63104