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Idaho

Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Cheryl Hermerath 
   cheryl.a.hermerath@state.or.us 
  (503) 693-4174
   Follow-up Program
   Carol Christiansen, RN, BSN
   christc3@dhw.idaho.gov
   208-334-4935

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


Approximate Births

24,700

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 95.8%                       American Indian: 1.6%
African American: 1.1%       Asian/Pacific islander: 1.5%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 9.8%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Idaho Statute 
Idaho Code 39-9                                                                                                                  IDAPA Code 16.02.12
Screening Requirements
Required by  law on all infants, unless parents decline, with a second test required if initial screen is done prior to 48 hours.

NBS Fee: 
$30 for single; $58 for double kits.

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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