National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center
HomeContact UsEventsParents/FamiliesProfessionalsNNSIS

New Mexico

Newborn Screening Contact Information

  NBS Laboratory  
  Cheryl Hermerath, MBA, DLM(ASCP), RM (NRM)

 (503) 693-4174
   Follow-up Program
   Carla Ortiz


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

Approximate Births


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: 

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

Copyright 2011 UTHSCSA


*All material within this website is presented as a public service, and does not necessarily represent endorsement by the NNSGRC and its sponsoring agencies. Users of this website are responsible for checking the accuracy, completeness, currency, and/or suitability of all information contained herein.