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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Vicky Tiberi
   vtiberi@mt.gov
   406-444-3040
 Follow-up Program
 Linda Beischel
 lbeischel@mt.gov
 406-444-0984

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


Approximate Births

12,500

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 87%                         American Indian:  12%
African American: <1%         Asian/Pacific islander: 1%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 4%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Montana Statute                  
50-19-203 (2007).
Newborn screening and follow up for metabolic and genetic disorders.               Can be found at http://data.opi.state.mt.us/bills/mca/50/19/50-19-203.htm
Mont. Code Ann. 33-22-131 (1999) - addresses treatment for metabolic disorders.  
 

Screening Requirements
Required by law on all infants, with a second test required if initial screen is done prior to 24 hrs.  An additional screen is also required for infants with birth weight less than 1500g.

NBS Fee: 
$91.70

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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