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Maryland

Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Fizza Gulamali-Majid, PhD
   majidf@dhmh.state.md.us 
   410-767-6099  
   Follow-up Program
   Julie Kaplan, Asst Prof of Pediatrics
   kaplanj@dhmh.state.md.us
   410-767-3060

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


Approximate Births

74,600

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 65%                       American Indian: < 1%
African American: 31%        Asian/Pacific islander: 4%

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

Maryland Statute 
Information not available

Screening Requirements
Consent required for testing. Second screening strongly recommended on all newborns at 1-2 weeks, and required if initial testing occurred prior to 24 hours.

NBS Fee: 
$42.00

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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