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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory  
   Roger Eaton, PhD
   roger.eaton@umassmed.edu
   617-
983-6300
   Follow-up Program
   Marcia Lavochkin
   MLavochkin@dhhs.state.nh.us
   603-271-4225

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


Approximate Births

13,600

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 97%                         American Indian: < 1%
African American: 1%          Asian/Pacific islander: 2%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 7%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

New Hampshire Statute 
N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. 132:10 (1999) - addresses newborn screening test profile.
N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. 417-D:2-a (1996) - addresses health coverage for nbs collection.
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 hrs.
Very low birth weight infants ( <1500 gms) retested at 2 weeks of age.

NBS Fee: 
$71.00

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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