Hystory, Present and Future of Laboratory for Detection of Congenital Metabolic Diseases of the Department of Paediatrics in Tuzla [Article in Bosnian]

Husref Tahirović, Alma Toromanović


The history, the present and the future of the Laboratory for the detection of congenital metabolic diseases at the Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Tuzla are reviewed. The importance of implementation of neonatal screening of primary congenital hypothyroidism and fenilketonuria, cooperation with similar laboratories in the world and starting within a short time a screening programme for congenital adrenal hyperplasia is emphasized. In addition, a brief account of the running research programmes and of the published papers is given.



laboratory; congenital metabolic diseases

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