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2021 Maryland Statutes
Health - General
Title 18 - Disease Prevention
Subtitle 5 - Sickle Cell Anemia
Section 18-503 - Notice Requirements; Confirmatory Test
Universal Citation: MD. Health - General Code Ann. § 18-503 (2021)
(a) 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) 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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