Ohio Administrative Code
3701 - Department of Health - Administration and Director
Chapter 3701-55 - Newborn Screening for Genetic, Endocrine, or Metabolic Disorders
Section 3701-55-06 - Required further screening if initial specimen collected at less than twenty-four hours
§ 3701-55-06. Required further screening if initial specimen collected at less than twenty-four hours
(A) If the initial specimen is collected from a child at less than twenty-four hours of age, the child's attending physician, certified nurse midwife, certified nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist and the hospital or freestanding birthing center shall make a reasonable effort to cause a repeat blood specimen to be collected from the child in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (B) of this rule.
(B) The repeat blood specimen shall be collected after the child reaches twenty-four hours of age but no later than when the child reaches ten days of age.
(C) A specimen collected under this rule shall be sent to the bureau of public health laboratory for screening no later than two business days after it is collected.(Effective: 02/13/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/27/2013 and 11/15/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.501
Rule Amplifies: 3701.501
Prior Effective Dates: 3/17/2003 (Emer.), 6/15/03)