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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Harry Hawkins
   Follow-up Program
   William I. Young, Ph.D.

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

Approximate Births


Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 79%                        American Indian:  1%
African American: 18%        Asian/Pacific islander: 3%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 11%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Michigan  Statute 
Mich. Comp. Laws 5431.1-6 (1999) - addresses screening requirements.
Mich. Comp. Laws 5431.7-9 (1999) - addresses collection of additional blood sample for storage.
Mich. Comp. Laws 5430.1-5 (2006) - addresses the creation of a NBS Advisory Committee
Mich. Comp. Laws 5432       (2006) - addresses hearing screening

For more information click on this link:
National Conference of State Legislators

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

NBS Fee: 

Parent/Consumer Resources                                                                                                

   March of Dimes

   Save Babies Through Screening Foundation
   Laboratories Offering Expanded Screening

   Michigan PKU


Click here for a list of disorders states screen for

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