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Colorado  

Newborn Screening Contact Information

    NBS Laboratory
    David Butcher, MBA, MT(ASCP)SM
    david.butcher@state.co.us
    303-692-3069           
    Follow-up Program
    Laura Taylor
    laura.taylor@state.co.us
    303-692-2425

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


Approximate Births

70,500

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 91%                       American Indian: 1%
African American: 5%        Asian/Pacific islander: 3%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 26%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Colorado Statute 
Colo. Rev. Stat. 25-4-1001, et seq. - addresses testing and fees.
Section 25-4-1004.5(3) C.R.S. - addresses addition of CAH, and testing responsibilities.
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators


Screening Requirements
Initial and second test required by law on all newborns. 

NBS Fee: 
$85 covers 1st and 2nd screen

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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