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    Laboratory Services Section
    MC 1947
    PO Box 149347 Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 W. 49th Street
    Austin, TX 78756-3199

    Phone: (512) 776-7318
    Fax: (512) 776-7294

    Phone Us Toll Free at:
    (888) 963-7111, ext. 7318

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Newborn Screening Spotlight Awards

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NBS Spotlight Recognition
High Volume* Birthing Facilities

Best Overall recognition for facility with the best performance for ALL of the following measures:

  • Percentage of specimens received within 72 hours of collection
  • Percentage of 1st screen specimens collected 24-48 hours after birth
  • Percentage of satisfactory specimens

In addition to the Best Overall recognition, other large facilities with Top Transit Times are also recognized.

*High Volume – More than 75 newborn screening specimens submitted to DSHS per month

All Healthcare Facilities and Providers

All healthcare facilities and providers with: 100% of specimens received within 72 hours of collection, AND 100% of specimens received are satisfactory for testing (no quality issues).

Previous Awardees

See the NBS Spotlight Recognition Archive page.

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(512) 776-7585 or (888) 963-7111, ext. 7585 toll free
NewbornScreeningLab@dshs.state.tx.us
Last updated August 10, 2015