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Oklahoma

Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory  
   Debbie Kline
   debbiek@health.ok.gov
   405-271-5070
   Follow-up Program
   Sharon Vaz, MS, RN
   sharonAV@health.ok.gov
 
   405-271-6617

Click here to go to the Oklahoma Department of Health website


Approximate Births

53,700

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 76.2%                          American Indian: 7.9%
African American: 7.6%           Asian/Pacific islander: 1.4%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 5.2%    (may also be included in race categories above) 

Oklahoma Statute 
Okla. Stat. 63-1-533 - addresses newborn screening education, follow-up and education.
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 hours or if infant was premature or sick.

NBS Fee:  $120.33 

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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