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Arizona

Newborn Screening Contact Information

    NBS Laboratory
    William Slanta
    william.slanta@azdhs.gov
    602-542-6128
    Follow-up Program
    Ward Jacox
   ward.jacox@azdhs.gov
    602-364-1410

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


Approximate Births

100,000

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 88%                       American Indian: 7%
African American: 3%        Asian/Pacific islander: 2%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 41% (may also be included in race categories above)  

Arizona Statute 
Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. 36-694 (1993) - addresses establishing NBS program and funding.
Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. 20-2327 (2000) - coverage of medical foods
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators

Screening Requirements
Initial and second screen required by law on all infants.

NBS Fee:  $
30 for first screen, $40 for second

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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