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Alaska

Newborn Screening Contact Information

    NBS Laboratory
    Cheryl Hermerath 
    cheryl.a.hermerath@state.or.us 
    (503) 693-4174
Follow-up Program
Thalia Wood
thalia.wood@alaska.gov
907-269-3499

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


Approximate Births

11,300

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 66%                       American Indian: 25%
African American: 4%        Asian/Pacific islander: 5%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 6% ( may be included in race categories above)  

Alaska Statute 
Information not available

Screening Requirements
Required by law on all newborns, with second test requested if first was done prior to 48 hours.

NBS Fee:  $
80

Parent/Consumer Resources

   March of Dimes

   Save Babies Through Screening Foundation
 
   Laboratories Offering Expanded Screening
 

Disorders      

Click here for a list of disorders states screen for

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