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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory  
   Stan Berberich, PhD
   Follow-up Program
   Lucy Fossen

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

Approximate Births


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

Hispanic Ethnicity: 2%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

South Dakota Statute 
S.D. Code Ann. 34-24-19, et seq. - addresses newborn screening program requirements.
S.D. Code Ann. 58-41-98, 58-40-21, 58-38-23, 58-18-41 and 58-17-62 - address health insurance coverage. 
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: 

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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