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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Stan Berberich, Ph.D.
   stanton-berberich@uiowa.edu
  
515-725-1630
   Follow-up Program
   Kimberley Turner, RN, BSN
   kimberley-turner@uiowa.edu
 
 319-384-5114

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


Approximate Births

40,300

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 94%                       American Indian: 1%
African American: 3%        Asian/Pacific islander: 2%

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

Iowa Statute 
Iowa Code 136A, et seq. - addresses newborn screening and a disorder registry.
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 hours.

NBS Fee: 
$97.00

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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