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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Mark McCann
   Follow-up Program
   Mark McCann

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

Approximate Births


Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 76%                        American Indian:  2%
African American: 9%         Asian/Pacific islander: 6%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 8%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Minnesota  Statute 
Minn. Stat. 144.125, 144.128, 144.966 - addresses screening requirements.
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators

Screening Requirements
Required by law on all infants, parents have the right to opt out.

NBS Fee: 

Parent/Consumer Resources

   March of Dimes

   Save Babies Through Screening Foundation
   Laboratories Offering Expanded Screening


Click here for a list of disorders states screen for

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