UNR's state lab gears up for mandatory newborn testing

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UNR's state lab gears up for mandatory newborn testing

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On the April 4 edition of KUNR's Beyond the Headlines, the Health Watch segment focused on a new mandatory screening requirement for newborns in Nevada. Richelle O’Driscoll from the University of Nevada School of Medicine visited with Dr. Trudy Larson, director of the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno.

 

The new blood-spot screening requirements for all newborns in Nevada begins July 1, 2014.

 

Dr. Larson also served as a professor and former chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

 

Additional information from the University of Nevada School of Medicine:

www.medicine.nevada.edu