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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2: Department may establish

      Section: 26:2-137.5: Blood samples; collection, testing

           4. a. All lead screening blood samples collected by a physician, registered professional nurse or a health care facility pursuant to this act shall be sent to a laboratory licensed by the Department of Health, pursuant to the "New Jersey Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act," P.L.1975, c.166 (C.45:9-42.26 et seq.), for analysis of blood lead levels.

b. A laboratory which performs a lead screening test pursuant to this act shall report the test results to the department, the local health department in the municipality in which the child who is the subject of the test resides, and the physician, registered professional nurse or health care facility, agency or program that submitted the specimen, within five business days of obtaining the test result.


This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:48.

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