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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: 2%
Asian/Pacific islander: 4%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 4% (may also be included in race categories above)
New Hampshire Statute
N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 132:10 (1999) - addresses newborn screening test profile.
N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 417-D:2-a (1996) - addresses health coverage for nbs collection.
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 hrs.
Very low birth weight infants ( <1500 gms) retested at 2 weeks of age.
NBS filter paper form: .jpg
NBS Fee: $71.00