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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Joseph Quashnock, PhD, FACB
   Joseph.Quashnock@PerkinElmer.com
   412-220-2300
Follow-up Program
Julie Luedtke                           Julie.luedtke@nebraska.gov                           402-471-6733

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


Approximate Births

27,000+

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 91%                         American Indian:  2%
African American: 5%          Asian/Pacific islander: 2%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 11%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Nebraska Statute 
Neb.Rev.Stat.secs 71-519 to 71-524 - addresses requirements for newborn screening program.

Screening Requirements
Required by law on all infants, with a second test required if initial screen is done prior to 24 hrs.

NBS Fee: 
$38.50

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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