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Public Health Microbiology
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.
To protect the public health by providing both direct clinical and reference microbiological testing and reference microbiological laboratory services, including consultation, technical assistance and training to governmental agencies and private laboratories to diagnose, prevent, and treat infectious and communicable diseases and conditions caused by environmental contamination.
When submitting clinical samples to the State Public Health Lab in Phoenix, please use the following fillable form: Microbiology Submission Form.