Nev. Admin. Code § 442.040 - Taking of second blood sample required

If an infant is born in a hospital or obstetric center, a second blood sample must be taken from the infant as follows:

1. For an infant whose first blood sample was taken within 48 hours of birth, between the 5th and 14th day of life.
2. For an infant whose first blood sample was taken between the 3rd and 7th day of life, between the 15th and 56th day of life.

The hospital or obstetric center must require the parent or guardian of the infant to sign a statement that he or she will take the infant to a hospital, physician, public health nurse or the State Public Health Laboratory during the period prescribed in this section to repeat the test.


Nev. Admin. Code § 442.040
Bd. of Health, Metabolic Error Screening of Newborns Reg. §§ 3.1-3.4, eff. 12-27-77-NAC A 10-23-87

NRS 442.008

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