Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
(1) All specimens
submitted to the state public health laboratory for testing for congenital
disorders shall be collected using kits available from the state public health
laboratory according to procedures, protocols, and shipping instructions
specified in the Newborn Screening Practitioner's Manual or on the website
maintained by the state public health laboratory.
(2) Specimens collected for newborn screening
testing shall be sent to the state public health laboratory within 24 hours of
(3) Specimens shall be
transmitted to the state public health laboratory in such a manner that they
are received by the laboratory no later than five days after collection,
preferably within 24 to 48 hours.
Or. Admin. R.
HD 18-1981(Temp), f.
& ef. 9-11-81; HD 3-1982, f. & ef. 2-25-82; HD 17-1983, f. & ef.
10-12-83; HD 10-1986, f. & ef. 6-11-86; OHD 15-2002, f. & cert. ef.
10-4-02; PH 30-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-17-04 thru 3-13-05; PH 37-2004,
f. & cert. ef. 12-7-04; PH 11-2014, f. 4-15-14, cert. ef. 5-1-14;
92-2018, amend filed 02/12/2018, effective
Publications: Publications referenced are available from the
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS