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New Mexico

Newborn Screening Contact Information

  NBS Laboratory  
  Cheryl Hermerath, MBA, DLM(ASCP), RM (NRM)cheryl.a.hermerath@state.or.us

 (503) 693-4174
   Follow-up Program
   Carla Ortiz
   carlaa.ortiz@state.nm.us

   505-841-2587

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


Approximate Births

29,600

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 83%                         American Indian: 14%
African American: 2%          Asian/Pacific islander: 1%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 25%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

New Mexico Statute 
N.M. Stat. Ann. 7 30.6.2, et seq. (1996) - addresses newborn screening program.
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators

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

NBS Fee: 
$89.00

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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