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Delaware

Newborn Screening Contact Information

    NBS Laboratory
    Christina Pleasanton
    christina.pleasanton@state.de.us
    302-223-1520
    Follow-up Program
    Betsy Voss
    betsy.voss@state.de.us
    302-744-4454

Click here to go to the Delaware Public Health Laboratory Website


Approximate Births

12,500

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 74%                       American Indian: <1%
African American: 23%       Asian/Pacific islander: 3%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 8%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Delaware Statute 
Information not available. 

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

NBS Fee: 
$98.00

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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