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Vermont

Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory  
   Roger Eaton, PhD
   roger.eaton@umassmed.edu
   617-983-6300
   Follow-up Program
   Cindy Ingham
  
Cindy.Ingham@ahs.state.vt.us
   802-951-5180

Click here for the Vermont Department of Health
N
ewborn Screening Regulations


Approximate Births

6,000

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 99%                            American Indian: <1%
African American: 1%             Asian/Pacific islander: <1%

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

Vermont Statute 
Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 8, 4089e - addresses medical foods.
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 hrs. Parents may refuse screening for any reason.

NBS Fee: 
$95.00 

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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