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Online access to newborn screening results for primary care providers is now available through the Indiana Newborn Screening Tracking & Education Program (INSTEP)! For registration instructions, please send an e-mail to Alyssa K. Rex, EHDI Follow-Up Coordinator (Arex@isdh.in.gov).
Other healthcare professionals who are not primary care providers can obtain NBS results by contacting the IU Newborn Screening Laboratory. Send a fax on your office’s letterhead with the patient’s name, date of birth (DOB), patient’s mother’s name, and birthing facility to (317) 491 – 6679. If you have any questions, please call (800) 245 – 9137.
Parents or other individuals requesting NBS results can contact the ISDH Genomics and Newborn Screening Program by calling (888) 815 – 0006.
Whenever a child is discharged home from a birthing facility without receiving a valid initial heelstick or pulse oximetry newborn screen, designated staff at the birthing facility should call Christine Pokrajac, Newborn Screening Follow-up Coordinator, at (317) 233 - 7019 immediately. Please note:
Facilities do not need to call the ISDH Newborn Screening Program if a child is discharged for transfer to another birthing facility and/or transfer to the NICU.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Overview
Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders – An Overview.”
For a list of resources for families of children with newborn screening conditions or birth defects, please click here.
For more information about genetics in a primary care setting, please visit the Genetics Tools website on GeneTests