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Montana Title 37. Professions and Occupations § 37-27-312. Screening procedures

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In addition to meeting the eligibility criteria for client screening established by the board pursuant to 37-27-105, a direct-entry midwife shall recommend that patients secure the following services by an appropriate health care provider:

(1) the standard serological test, as defined in 50-19-101, for women seeking prenatal care;

(2) screening for human immunodeficiency virus, when appropriate;

(3) maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein test and ultrasound, upon request;

(4) Rh antibody and glucose screening at 28 weeks' gestation, upon request;

(5) nonstress testing by a fetal monitor of a fetus at greater than 42 1/2 weeks' gestation or if other reasons indicate the testing;

(6) screening for phenylketonuria;

(7) Rh screening of the infant for RhoGAM treatment if the mother is Rh negative;  and

(8) screening for premature labor and other risk factors.

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