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Detlef Ritter, M.D.

Associate Professor
VA Pathology


M.D., Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, 1987
D.M.Sc., Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, 1988


2005 American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, Permanent Certificate
1996 American Board of Clinical Chemistry, Permanent Certificate
1994 American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Permanent Certificate
1994 Missouri #MD 107196, Exp.:1/31/11

Research Interests

General surgical pathology, coagulation and clinical chemistry


PubMed Listing

Ritter D, Mayo MM.  Erroneous detection of hypercalcemia in specimens stored in Greiner Bio-one vacuette plasma separator tubes and analyzed by the Arsenazo III methodology. Arch Pathol Lab Med 133: 1363-1364; 2009.

Honors and Awards

2003 Outstanding Speaker Award, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, National Meeting
1999-2002 American Heart Association, Grant-in-Aid
1999 Faculty of the Year, Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University
1999 Team of the Month, Department of Veterans Affairs, St. Louis
1990 Henry Christian Memorial Award, American Federation for Clinical Research
1989-90 Research Grant, German Research Foundation (DFG)

Professional Organizations and Associations

College of American Pathologists
Wagih Bari Society of St. Louis Pathologists
American Association for Clinical Chemistry (Inactive)