Metabolic Newborn Screening

Grants and Contracts Details


In accordance with KRS 214.155 and 902 KAR 4:030, the Cabinet shall provide screening for heritable disorders for newborns and infants including definitive diagnostic evaluations that shall be provided by the state university- based specialty clinic for infants whose initial screening tests resulted in a positive test. The goal of the newborn screening program in the Department for Public Health is to ensure that all infants born in the Commonwealth of Kentucky receive a newborn blood screen, and that any infant with an inconclusive or presumptive positive screen is evaluated for a definitive diagnosis for the eastern region of the state.
Effective start/end date7/1/126/30/13


  • KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services: $262,000.00


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