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Newborn Screening Contact Information
Approximate Births by occurrence (ref. 2010 NCHS data)
Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
American Indian: 1%
African American: 20%
Asian/Pacific islander: 3%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 7% (may also be included in race categories above)
Mich. Comp. Laws § 5431.1-6 (1999) - addresses screening requirements.
Mich. Comp. Laws § 5431.7-9 (1999) - addresses collection of additional blood sample for storage.
Mich. Comp. Laws § 5430.1-5 (2006) - addresses the creation of a NBS Advisory Committee
Mich. Comp. Laws § 5432 (2006) - addresses hearing screening
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators
Required by law on all infants, with a second test recommended if initial screen is done prior to 24 hours.
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NBS Fee: $86.86