FAMILIES

MARYLAND

Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory
Fizza Gulamali-Majid, PhD
fizza.majid@maryland.gov
410-767-6099  

Follow-up Program
Deborah Badawi, MD
Deborah.Badawi@maryland.gov
410-767-5592

Click here to go to this program's newborn screening website

Approximate Births by occurrence (ref. 2010 NCHS data) 
71,739

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 59%
American Indian: < 1%
African American: 33%
Asian/Pacific islander: 7%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 13%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Maryland Statute
Information not available

Screening Requirements
Consent required for testing. Second screening strongly recommended on all newborns at 1-2 weeks, and required if initial testing occurred prior to 24 hours.

NBS filter paper form: .jpg

NBS Fee: $42.00