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Pathology/Laboratory Medicine 

The Clinical Laboratory at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center provides routine and emergency testing for patients on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The laboratory also provides testing services for non-patients referred by community care providers. Total activity includes approximately 855,000 units/tests each year.

Contact Us

To contact the Pathology Lab, please call 314-577-5626, fax us at 314-268-2471 or email us with any questions.

Our Services

Services are available seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The laboratories include an accredited staff, including nationally certified clinical laboratory scientists and medical laboratory technologists. Our team provides a broad range of tests for your child:

- Immunohematology - Microbiology  
- Clinical Chemistry - Virology
- Special Chemistry - Anatomical Pathology
- RIA - Cytopathology
- TDM/Toxicology - Autopsy Pathology
- Hematology - Biochemical Genetics
- Immunology - Molecular Cytogenetics
- Clinical Microscopy - Molecular Pathology
- Urinalysis - Stem Cell Laboratory

Insurance Providers

If your child requires laboratory testing, view the current list of insurance providers who hold contracts with SSM laboratory facilities.

2008-2009 and 2007-2008 Weekly Data

Respiratory Virus, Rotavirus, Enterovirus and Bordetella Pertussis

Microbiology Antibiogram Information

Meet the Team

Cirilo Sotelo-Avila, MD
Medical Director

Carole Vogler, MD
Director, Transfusion Services and Coagulation

David Brink, MD
Director, Anatomic Pathology

Michael Creer, MD
Director, Biochemical Genetics

Ella Swierkosz, PhD
Director, Microbiology and Virology

Jacqueline Batanian, PhD
Director, Molecular Cytogenetics

Connie Thorpe, PA
Physician's Assistant
St. Louis Cord Blood Bank

William Ferguson, MD


Laboratory Accreditation

The Laboratory holds a valid Health Care Facilities Accreditation (HCFA) Certificate of Accreditation and is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The Blood Bank is registered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). The Stem Cell Laboratory is accredited by FACT.


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