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In state, 13% of babies’ samples hit goal

Out of the more than 36,000 blood samples collected from newborn babies in Arkansas during the state’s past fiscal year, only 13 percent made it to the state Department of Health’s laboratory within the department’s target time span of 48 hours, a department spokesman said last week.

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