Public Health Microbiology
- Check out our Ebola Virus Disease page which addresses a number of commonly asked questions related to sample collection and submission.
- CLIA Certification Certificates are now available.
- What is a public health laboratory? Watch this animated video to learn how public health laboratories protect the public against diseases and other health hazards.
At ASPHL (Arizona State Public Health Laboratory), the mission of Public Health Microbiology is to protect the public health by providing both direct clinical and reference microbiological testing and reference microbiological laboratory services. This includes consultation, technical assistance and training to governmental agencies and private laboratories to diagnose, prevent, and treat infectious and communicable diseases and conditions.
For all of the services Public Health Microbiology provides, as well as sample collection and submission requirements:
For additional shipping guidelines, to order testing kits and mailers, and for necessary submission forms, visit Shipping & Receiving
News & Publications
CDC Health Alert Network: Guidelines for Evaluation of US Patients Suspected of Having Ebola Virus Disease