Or. Admin. R. 333-024-1040 - Newborn Screening: Manner of Submitting Specimens

A person responsible for submitting specimens to the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory under OAR 333-024-1020 and OAR 333-024-1025 must:

(1) Collect the specimens:
(a) Using kits available from the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory; and
(b) According to instructions provided by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory, which can be viewed in the Oregon Newborn Bloodspot Screening Practitioner's Manual (Practitioner's Manual), 12th Edition; 2022 found at www.healthoregon.org/nbs.
(2) Provide the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory with information that identifies the individual or individuals who are responsible for the medical care and treatment of the infant and for responding to testing results generated by newborn screening.
(3) Send specimens for newborn screening to the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory within 24 hours of collection and drying in accordance with the shipping instructions provided by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory, which can be viewed in the Oregon Newborn Bloodspot Screening Practitioner's Manual (Practitioner's Manual), 12th Edition; 2022 found at www.healthoregon.org/nbs.
(4) Ensure that specimens for newborn screening are sent via courier, express mail, or other timely delivery mechanism.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 333-024-1040
PH 283-2018, adopt filed 12/20/2018, effective 01/01/2019; PH 24-2019, amend filed 11/18/2019, effective 11/25/2019; PH 83-2022, amend filed 05/25/2022, effective 6/1/2022

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Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 413.014, 433.285 & 431A.750

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 433.285, 433.290 & 433.295

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