Vermont State Profile

Recommended Initial Screening Age: Click for more information about "Recommended Initial Screening Age:."

24-48 hours

NICU CLSI Guideline Adoption Status: Click for more information about "NICU CLSI Guideline Adoption Status:."

Variation of CLSI guidelines

NICU CLSI Guideline Adoption Description: Click for more information about "NICU CLSI Guideline Adoption Description:."

Modified retesting schedule for sick and LBW infants in NICU

Courier Service Usage Status: Click for more information about "Courier Service Usage Status:."

NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers

Definition of Specimen Receipt at Lab: Click for more information about "Definition of Specimen Receipt at Lab:."

Logged in by lab staff (electronic or manual)

Recording of Specimen Receipt at Lab: Click for more information about "Recording of Specimen Receipt at Lab:."

Date stamp

Dried Blood Spot Retention Time: Click for more information about "Dried Blood Spot Retention Time:."

One year unless parent requests otherwise

Dried Blood Spot Storage Conditions: Click for more information about "Dried Blood Spot Storage Conditions:."

-20 °C

Specimens Consented for Research?: Click for more information about "Specimens Consented for Research?:."

N/A

Specimen Sharing Policies: Click for more information about "Specimen Sharing Policies:."

None

Data Retention Policy Exists? Click for more information about "Data Retention Policy Exists?."

Yes

Data Storage Period for Normal Specimen Data: Click for more information about "Data Storage Period for Normal Specimen Data:."

2 years or less

Data Storage Period for Abnormal Specimen Data: Click for more information about "Data Storage Period for Abnormal Specimen Data:."

2 years or less

Consent For Newborn Screening: Click for more information about "Consent For Newborn Screening:."

Consent is implied

Opt Out Policy: Click for more information about "Opt Out Policy:."

May opt out for any reason

Opt Out Recording Method: Click for more information about "Opt Out Recording Method:."

Refusal form or other documentation

Consent Recording Method: Click for more information about "Consent Recording Method:."

N/A

Short Term Follow-Up Definition: Click for more information about "Short Term Follow-Up Definition:."

Until the baby is on treatment

Short Term Follow-Up Description: Click for more information about "Short Term Follow-Up Description:."

facilitate follow-up by provider and subspecialists, diagnostic testing, and entry in care as appropriate

Follow-Up Period for Inconclusive Diagnosis: Click for more information about "Follow-Up Period for Inconclusive Diagnosis:."

Until diagnosis is made/ruled out

Long Term Follow-Up activities? Click for more information about "Long Term Follow-Up activities?."

No

Long Term Follow-Up Description: Click for more information about "Long Term Follow-Up Description:."

Provide filter paper monitoring for PKU and Tyrosinemia to age 21

Last Updated: 05/01/2019