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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory  
Michele Caggana, Sc.D., FACMG
   Follow-up Program
   Deborah Rodriguez RN, MPH, CPH
TEL: (518) 474-3043

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

Approximate Births


Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 72%                          American Indian: <1%
African American: 21%          Asian/Pacific islander: 7%

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

New York Statute 
N.Y. Public Health Law 2500-a - addresses newborn screening program.
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 within 3-5 days if initial screen is done prior to 24 hours.

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

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