FAMILIES

WISCONSIN

Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory  
Mei Baker, MD, FACMG
mwbaker@wisc.edu
608-890-1796

Follow-up Program
Mei Baker, MD, FACMG
mwbaker@wisc.edu           
608-890-1796

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

Approximate Births by occurrence (ref. 2010 NCHS data)
67,719

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 84%
American Indian: 2%
African American: 10%
Asian/Pacific islander: 4%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 10%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Wisconsin Statute
Wis. Stat. § 253.13(1) - addresses newborn screening requirement.
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators

Screening Requirements
Required by law on all infants, with a second test recommended if initial screen is done prior to 24 hours.

NBS filter paper form: .jpg

NBS Fee: $69.50