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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Joseph M. Quashnock, Ph..D.
   Follow-up Program
   Philis Hoggatt

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

Approximate Births


Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 52%                         American Indian:  1%
African American: 47%         Asian/Pacific islander: 1%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 1%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Mississippi  Statute 
Miss. Code Ann. 41-21-201, et seq. (2001) - addresses screening requirements.  
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: 

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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