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The commissioner shall:

(1) notify the physicians of newborns tested of the results of the tests performed;

(2) make referrals for the necessary treatment of diagnosed cases of heritable and congenital disorders when treatment is indicated;

(3) maintain a registry of the cases of heritable and congenital disorders detected by the screening program for the purpose of follow-up services;

(4) prepare a separate form for use by parents or by adults who were tested as minors to direct that blood samples and test results be destroyed;

(5) comply with a destruction request within 45 days after receiving it;

(6) notify individuals who request destruction of samples and test results that the samples and test results have been destroyed; and

(7) adopt rules to carry out sections 144.125 to 144.128.