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Mississippi

Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Joseph M. Quashnock, Ph..D.
   Joseph.Quashnock@PerkinElmer.com
   412-220-2300
   Follow-up Program
   Philis Hoggatt
   philis.hoggatt@msdh.state.ms.us
   601-576-7619

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


Approximate Births

44,100

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: 
$70.00

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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