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Public Health Microbiology


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

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