Or. Admin. R. 333-024-1080 - Newborn Screening: Result Reporting and Follow-up

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

(1) Newborn screening results will be reported by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory to the following persons responsible for the medical care and treatment of the infant, in order of priority:
(a) The individual or individuals identified as responsible on the kit as required in OAR 333-024-1040(2); or
(b) The entity or individual that collected and submitted the specimen if no individual is identified on the kit as required in OAR 333-024-1040(2);
(2) Abnormal results will be reported by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory as described in section (1) and to a medical specialist on contract with the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory to provide medical advice to the practitioner for the newborn screening condition with an abnormal test result.
(3) A parent or guardian may be contacted by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory or by a medical specialist on contract with the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory in the event that a practitioner responsible for the medical care of the infant cannot be identified by other means.
(4) The practitioner must communicate abnormal results to the parent or guardian of the infant and recommend appropriate medical care.
(5) When diagnostic testing is ordered following the recommendations of a medical specialist on contract with the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory, the practitioner will report these test results to the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 333-024-1080
PH 283-2018, adopt filed 12/20/2018, effective 01/01/2019; PH 7-2020, amend filed 01/14/2020, effective 2/1/2020

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

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 433.285, 433.290 & 433.295

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