Plan sets 24 hours as infant tests goal

Quicker delivery to lab state’s aim

Posted: January 19, 2014 at 3:58 a.m.

The Arkansas Department of Health plans to propose requiring hospitals to submit blood samples collected from newborns to the department’s laboratory within 24 hours, instead of within 48 hours, as state regulations now require.

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