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Michigan State Statute:
opens new window Michigan: MCL § 333.5431
Use of Residual Newborn Screening Specimens The statute requires the health department to develop a schedule for the retention and disposal of blood specimens. The schedule must allow for the blood specimens to be used for medical research during the established retention period, as long as the medical research is conducted in a manner that preserves the confidentiality of the test subjects and is consistent to protect human subjects from research risks under subpart A of part 46 of subchapter A of title 45 of the code of federal regulations.

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