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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: 23%
Asian/Pacific islander: 7%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 12% (may also be included in race categories above)
Va. Code § 32.1-65 (2001) - addresses newborn screening testing requirements.
Va. Code § 32.1-65 (2001) - addresses additional testing for confirmation.
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.
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NBS Fee: $53.00