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2018 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 18 - Disease Prevention
Subtitle 5 - Sickle Cell Anemia
§ 18-503. Notice requirements; confirmatory test
Universal Citation: MD Health-Gen Code § 18-503 (2018)
(a) Notice requirements. -- On determination of the presence of sickle cell anemia, the Department shall:
(1) Notify in writing:
(i) The physician of record or the institution at which the child is born; and
(ii) The parents or guardian of the infant;
(2) Provide the parents or guardian of the infant and the physician of record with educational materials; and
(3) Offer referral for genetic counseling.
(b) Confirmatory test. -- Within 2 months after a positive finding of sickle cell anemia, a confirmatory test shall be administered and the results of this test shall be reported to the Department.
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