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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory  
  Cheryl Hermerath, MBA, DLM(ASCP), RM(NRM)
   (503) 693-4174
   Follow-up Program
   Lindsey Caudle, BSN, RN

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

Approximate Births


Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 92%                           American Indian: 2%
African American: 2%            Asian/Pacific islander: 5%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 16%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Oregon Statute 
Or. Rev. Stat. 431.310 (1993) - addresses newborn screening fees.
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

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