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Kentucky

Newborn Screening Contact Information

   NBS Laboratory
   Lea Mott, MT(ASCP)
   lea.mott@ky.gov
   502-564-4446 ext. 4456
   Follow-up Program
   Troi Cunningham, RN
   troi.cunningham@ky.gov
   502-564-3756 ext 3779

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


Approximate Births

56,600

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 90%                       American Indian:  <1%
African American: 9%        Asian/Pacific islander: 1%

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

Kentucky Statute 
Ky. Rev. Stat. 214.155 (2001)- addresses screening (including expanded testing) and fees.
Ky. Rev. Stat. 205.560, 213.141, 304.17A (2000)- addresses follow-up and coverage for metabolic foods and other treatments.
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 48 hrs.

NBS Fee: 
$53.50

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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