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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 71. Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services

12VAC5-71-60. Responsibilities of the first attending healthcare provider.

In the event that a physician or midwife does not attend the birth and newborn dried-blood-spot screening tests have not been performed, the first attending healthcare provider shall cause the initial collection and submission of a newborn dried-blood-spot screening specimen for testing of those heritable disorders and genetic diseases listed in 12VAC5-71-30 D in accordance with 12VAC5-71-110.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-12 and Article 7 (§ 32.1-65 et seq.) of Chapter 2 of Title 32.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 13, eff. April 4, 2007.

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