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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Cheryl Hermerath 
   (503) 693-4174
Follow-up Program
Janice Kong, MT                        808-733-9069

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

Approximate Births


Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 24%                       American Indian: 1%
African American: 3%        Asian/Pacific islander: 73%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 13%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Hawaii Statute 
Hawaii Rev. Stat. 321-291 (1999) - addresses testing and funding.
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators

Screening Requirements
Required by law on all infants, with a second test required if initial screen is done prior to 24 hrs.

NBS Fee: 

Parent/Consumer Resources

   March of Dimes

   Save Babies Through Screening Foundation
   Laboratories Offering Expanded Screening


Click here for a list of disorders states screen for

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