Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory  
Thomas Hickey PhD, DABCC, FACB
804-648-4480  ext 170

Follow-up Program
Kathleen Moline, RN, BSN, MA

Click here to go to the Virginia Department of Health Genetics website

Approximate Births by occurrence (ref. 2010 NCHS data)

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 70%
American Indian: <1%
African American: 23%
Asian/Pacific islander: 7%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 12%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Virginia Statute
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

Screening Requirements
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