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Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Colleen Peterson
   ckpeters@kdheks.gov
  
785-296-1650
   Follow-up Program
   Jamey Kendall, RN
   jkendall@kdheks.gov
  
785-291-3363

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


Approximate Births

42,500

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 89%                       American Indian:  1%
African American: 8%        Asian/Pacific islander: 2%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 12%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Kansas Statute 
Kan. Stat. Ann. 65-180 (1997) - addresses coverage for medical foods.
Kan. Stat. Ann. 65-180 (1994) - addresses addition of tests and parental education.
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.

NBS Fee: 
None

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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