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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory  
   Gary Hoffman
   hoffman@mail.slh.wisc.edu
   608-262-4692  
   Follow-up Program
   Karen Kennedy-Parker
 
 karen@mail.slh.wisc.edu
   608-262-5817

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


Approximate Births

71,300

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 86%                             American Indian: 1%
African American: 10%             Asian/Pacific islander: 3%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 6%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Wisconsin Statute 
Wis. Stat. 253.13(1) - addresses newborn screening requirement.
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:
$69.50

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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