Metabolic: Newborn screening is the practice of testing every newborn for certain harmful or potentially fatal disorders that aren't otherwise apparent at birth like metabolic disorders. Early diagnosis of metabolic disorders is important for treatment.
Babol Razi Pathobiology and genetic laboratory with advanced equipment in metabolic department and experienced personnel who spent relevant training in Japan, also metabolic medicine specialist as a consultant is a pioneer in metabolic newborn screening.
This department launched in 2013 and is located on the fourth floor of the laboratory. Besides Screening tests, Confirmation tests (amino acids disorder by HPLC, Organic acids disorder by GC/MS and fatty acid disorders by LC/MS 8035) are done in the Metabolic department.