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Indiana

Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Barb Lesko
   bglesko@iupui.edu
  
317-491-6682
Follow-up Program
Bob Bowman, M.S.
bobbowman@isdh.IN.gov
317-233-
1231

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


Approximate Births

89,300

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 88%                       American Indian: < 1%
African American: 11%       Asian/Pacific islander: 1%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 6%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Indiana Statute 
Ind. Code 12-15-5-1 (2001) - addresses addition of tests and fee structure.
Ind. Code 16-41-17-2 (1999) - addresses disorders to be screened for. 
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 48 hrs.

NBS Fee: 
$85.00
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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