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Agency 28

Department of Health and Environment

Article 4.—Maternal and Child Health

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28-4-520. Definitions. In addition to the terms defined in K.S.A. 65-1,241 and K.S.A. 65-2401 and amendments thereto, each of the following terms, as used in this regulation and in K.A.R. 28-4-521, shall have the meaning specified in this regulation:
(a) "Abnormal condition" means any condition established at conception or acquired in utero that results in a morphologic, metabolic, or functional disorder requiring medical or other intervention.
(b) "Birth defects information system" means the Kansas birth defects reporting system, which collects, maintains, analyzes, and disseminates information regarding abnormal conditions, birth defects, and congenital anomalies of each stillbirth and of children from live birth to five years of age pursuant to K.S.A. 65-101, and amendments thereto.
(c) "Congenital anomaly" means an error of morphogenesis that is established at conception or acquired during intrauterine life.
(d) "Notifiable condition" means any abnormal condition or congenital anomaly diagnosed by a physician in a child from live birth to five years of age or stillbirth. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-1,245; effective Dec. 3, 2010; amended Oct. 7, 2022.)
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