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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Vicky Tiberi
 Follow-up Program
 Linda Beischel

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

Approximate Births


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
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: 

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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