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Nevada

Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Cheryl Hermerath 
   
cheryl.a.hermerath@state.or.us
   
(503) 693-4174
   Follow-up Program
   Jo Malay
   jmalay@health.nv.gov
  
775-684-5902

Click here for the Nevada Newborn Screening Program  website


Approximate Births

39,200

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 85%                         American Indian:  1%
African American: 8%          Asian/Pacific islander: 6%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 33%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Nevada Statute 
Nev. Rev. Stat. 442.118 (1989) - addresses sickle cell screening.

Screening Requirements
Initial and second screen required by law on all infants.

NBS Fee: 
$60.00

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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