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Newborn Screening

Early diagnosis saves lives! We are dedicated to continuing our journey to screen every newborn for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID), and T-cell Lymphopenia in all 50 states, and then around the world. Do you know if your state is currently screening newborns? Find out and see our maps below.

SCID Newborn Screening Status by State

Total Live Births in the United States Per Year = 3,968,667

Currently Screening

State

Live Births

Alabama

58,167

Alaska

11,446

Arizona

85,600

Arkansas

37,832

California

494,705

Colorado

65,007

Connecticut

36,085

Delaware

10,831

District of Columbia

9,288

Florida

215,407

Georgia

128,748

Hawaii

18,987

Idaho

22,383

Illinois

156,931

Indiana

83,102

Iowa

39,094

Kansas                          

38,839

Kentucky

55,686

Louisiana                       

63,201

Maine

12,776

Maryland

71,953

Massachusetts      

71,788

Michigan

113,489

Minnesota

69,159

Mississippi

38,634

Missouri                         

75,296

Montana

12,377

Navajo Nation of Arizona

1,650

Nebraska

26,095

Nevada

35,030

New Hampshire

12,396

New Jersey

102,575

New Mexico

26,354

New York

236,980

North Carolina

119,002

North Dakota

10,599

Ohio

138,936

Oklahoma

53,369

Oregon

45,155

Pennsylvania

140,921

Puerto Rico

36,486

Rhode Island

10,809

South Carolina

56,795

South Dakota

12,248

Tennessee

79,992

Texas  

387,340

Utah

50,957

Vermont

5,975

Virginia 

102,147

Washington

86,577

West Virginia 

20,825

Wisconsin

66,649

Wyoming

7,644

Total

3,968,677

Update on the implementation of Newborn Screening for SCID in the United States, as of April 2017:

  • 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico are currently screening or are committed to full implementation with a 2017 start date, reaching a total of 3,968,667 newborns screened per year (100%). This total includes screening in the Navajo population in Arizona.

Click on our Current Newborn Screening Maps to enlarge!

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This initiative is supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UG5MC28325.

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