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10.11.04.00.htm 10.11.04.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 11 MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH Chapter 04 Lead Poisoning Screening Program Authority: Education Article, §7-403; Environment Article, §6-303; and Health-General Article, §18-106; Annotated Code of Maryland
10.11.04.01.htm 10.11.04.01. 01 Purpose.. The purpose of this chapter is to set forth requirements for conducting lead poisoning risk assessments, blood tests for lead poisoning of minor children, and the reporting of blood lead analysis in accordance with applicable State law.
10.11.04.02.htm 10.11.04.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administer a blood test for lead poisoning" means to:. a) Draw a blood specimen, by either venous or capillary methodology, and:. i) Send the specimen to a medical laboratory for blood lead analysis; or. ii) Conduct a blood lead analysis at a health care provider's office subject to licensing, certification, and approval by the Laboratories Administrat
10.11.04.03.htm 10.11.04.03. 03 Administration of Lead Exposure Risk Questionnaire.. A primary care provider for a child shall complete a lead exposure risk questionnaire:. A. During the 12-month visit and again during the 24-month visit if the child does not reside in an at-risk area;B. If the child does not reside in an at-risk area and is 24 months old or older and younger than 6 years old, and the provider does not have documentation that a blood test for lead poisoning or a lead exposure risk question
10.11.04.04.htm 10.11.04.04. 04 Blood Tests for Lead Poisoning.. A. Effective March 28, 2016, a primary care provider for a child who resides, or who is known to have previously resided, in an at-risk area shall administer a blood test for lead poisoning during the 12-month visit and again during the 24-month visit.B. Effective March 28, 2016, a primary care provider for a child who is 24 months old or older and younger than 6 years old who resides, or who is known to have previously res
10.11.04.05.htm 10.11.04.05. 05 Documentation Requirements on Entry into a Prekindergarten Program, Kindergarten Program, or First Grade.A. The parent or guardian of a child who currently resides, or has previously resided, in an at-risk area shall provide to the administrator of the child’s school or program, or the administrator’s designee, certified documentation of the child’s blood lead analysis, as specified in §G of this regulation, on first entry into a:1) Maryland public prekindergarten program; or.
10.11.04.06.htm 10.11.04.06. 06 Blood Lead Analysis Reporting Requirements.. A. Notwithstanding §B of this regulation, a medical laboratory shall report, to the Department of the Environment, the information required under Environment Article, §6-303, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. A medical laboratory that performs blood lead analysis shall report the results of all blood tests for lead poisoning, performed pursuant to Regulation .04 of this chapter for a child who resides in Baltimore City, to the
10.11.04.9999.htm 10.11.04.9999. Administrative History Effective date: May 12, 2003 (30:9 Md R. 614). Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective September 1, 2003 (30:20 Md. R. 1445) amended permanently effective December 22, 2003 (30:25 Md. R. 1845)Regulation .02B amended effective March 28, 2016 (43:6 Md. R. 407). Regulation .03 amended as an emergency provision effective September 1, 2003 (30:20 Md. R. 1445) amended permanently effective December 22, 2003 (30:2Regulation .04 amended as
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