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Alabama

Newborn Screening Contact Information

    NBS Laboratory
    Danita Rollin, BS, MT (ASCP)
    danita.rollin@adph.state.al.us  
    334-260-3400 ext. 3475
Follow-up Program 
Cindy Ashley
cindy.ashley@adph.state.al.us
334-206-2971

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


Approximate Births

63,500

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 67%                       American Indian: <1%
African American: 32%       Asian/Pacific islander: 1%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 3% (may also be included in race categories above)   

Alabama Statute 
(addresses testing, rule making, follow-up and fees)
Ala. Code 22-20-3 (1991)
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators

Screening Requirements
Required by law on all newborns, with second test requested on all infants at 2-6 weeks.

NBS Fee:  $
125.57

Parent/Consumer Resources

   March of Dimes

   Save Babies Through Screening Foundation
 
   Laboratories Offering Expanded Screening
 

Disorders

Click here for list of disorders states screen for

 

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