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Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory  
Ram Chandrasekar
ram.chandrasekar@odh.ohio.gov
614-466-5600
Follow-up Program
Sharon Linard           Sharon.linard@odh.ohio.gov                            614-644-4659

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


Approximate Births

149,300

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 84%                           American Indian: <1%
African American: 14%           Asian/Pacific islander: 2%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 3%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Ohio Statute 
Ohio Rev. Code Ann. 3701.501 (1996) - addresses newborn screening program requirements.
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 48 hrs.

NBS Fee: 
$55.16

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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