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Inspection such as congenital metabolism abnormality symptoms

Last update date August 26, 2019

Inspection by new laboratory procedure (the tandem trout method) begins in October, 2011.

<with inspection such as congenital metabolism abnormality symptoms>

We perform at childbirth at hospitalized hospitals and we take blood from sole of baby and, by examination to detect disease of congenital metabolism abnormality, check.
Even if babies such as congenital metabolism abnormality symptoms appear healthy really at birth, physical disability and mental disabilities occur when we leave alone and may be sometimes put at risk of life.
However, we detect these diseases early and can prevent outbreak such as obstacles if we continue providing appropriate treatment.

We will inspect 20 following diseases from 2018.

<20 disease (diseases) inspecting in total>

Disease (20 diseases in total) that we inspect
Amino acid metabolism is abnormal
(5 diseases)
Phenylketonuria, maple syrup urine symptom, homocystinuria,
Citrulline blood symptom type 1, argininosuccinic acid urine symptom
Organic acid metabolism is abnormal
(7 diseases)
Methyl marron acidemia, propionate blood symptom, isovaleric acid blood symptom,
mechirukurotonirugurishin urine symptom, hydroxymethyl glutaric acid blood symptom,
Compound carboxylase deficiency, glutaric acid blood symptom type 1
Fatty acid metabolism is abnormal
(5 diseases)

Middle chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency
Pole long chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase (VLCAD) deficiency
Three enzyme (TFP)/long chain 3, hidorokishiaru CoA dehydrogenase (LCHAD) deficiency
Carnitine bar Mito yl transferase - 1 (CPT1) deficiency
Carnitine bar Mito yl transferase - 2 (CPT2) deficiency

Others
(3 diseases)
Galactosemia, cretinism (including the central nature)
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia symptom

●Subject of examination●

Baby of the fifth to the eighth day after birth

●Inspection rate●

Inspection charges are free (public expenditure). Drawing blood charges and the postage are paid privately.

●Application method●

Please submit to medical institution after filling out required items to "examination applications such as congenital metabolism abnormality" attached to "medical examination ticket spelling" of mother and child health handbook.

※ When disease to inspect is listed in "examination applications such as congenital metabolism abnormality" with 6 diseases, please understand as we will undergo an examination of 19 diseases from baby collecting blood after October 1, 2011.

●Conduct place●

Medical institution in Yokohama-shi

●About inspection at the time of homecoming childbirth●

◎When house ino is medical institution in Kanagawa and is given a birth to a baby in Yokohama-shi, we can receive inspection like Yokohama-shi.

◎When we are delivered in other prefectures

When house is delivered out of Yokohama-shi in Yokohama-shi, please ask the metropolis and districts having jurisdiction over the Address ground of medical institution undergone an examination and ordinance-designated city.

◎When we go home in Yokohama-shi and are delivered

When house is delivered with medical institution in Yokohama-shi for homecoming childbirth outside Yokohama-shi, we can have there is a charge and receive free of charge, drawing blood charges about inspection like Yokohama citizen. Application is provided for each medical institution concerned (please pay drawing blood charges to each medical institution). Prior application is not necessary.

●Others●

When there is not as a result of inspection particularly abnormality, in the case of child medical examination, we will tell about result from medical institution for one month after birth.

●Reference●

City of Yokohama, Child and Youth Bureau child family section TEL045-671-2455

Inquiry to this page

Child and Youth Bureau child welfare Health Department child family section

Telephone: 045-671-2455

Telephone: 045-671-2455

Fax: 045-671-0925

E-Mail address [email protected]

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