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South Carolina

Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory  
   John Reddic, PhD
  
reddicje@dhec.sc.gov
   803-896-9725
   Follow-up Program
   Kathy Tomashitis
   tomashkf@dhec.sc.gov
   803-898-0619  

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


Approximate Births

60,400

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 63%                            American Indian: <1%
African American: 35%            Asian/Pacific islander: 1%

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

South Carolina Statute 
S.C. Code Ann. 44-37-30 (1994) - 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 recommended if initial screen is done prior to 24 hours.

NBS Fee: 
$68.51 

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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