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Newborn Screening Contact Information
Approximate Births by occurrence (ref. 2010 NCHS data)
Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
American Indian: < 1%
African American: 18%
Asian/Pacific islander: 11%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 27% (may also be included in race categories above)
New Jersey Statute
N.J. Executive Order 126 (2001) - addresses expanding newborn screening.
N.J. Rev. Stat. §§ 17:48-6s, 17:48A-7q, 17:48E-35.16 (1997) - addresses health coverage for metabolic formula and foods.
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators
Required by law on all infants, with a second test required if initial screen is done prior to 24 hours.
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NBS Fee: $71.00