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Bureau of State Laboratory Services

Shipping & Receiving

The Shipping & Receiving Department is open Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Starting on April 19th, 2014, they will be open Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

The ASPHL is using a new courier service for Newborn Screening cards and clinical specimens submitted within Arizona. The letters sent to submitters regarding the courier service can be found below:

Letter to Clinical Submitters | Letter to Newborn Screening Submitters (Fri-Sat)
Letter to Newborn Screening Submitters (Mon-Sat)

The current list of courier pick up locations and times can be accessed here:

For questions about specimen shipping or submission, contact the program testing areas or the Shipping and Receiving Department.

Kathleen Rodriguez, Supervisor
Phone: 602-542-1190
Fax: 602-364-0758
Secure email:

Guide to Laboratory Services

The Guide to Laboratory Services provides an overview of testing offered by the State Health Laboratory.

Supply Order Forms

If you need to order supplies for Newborn Screening kits, or for media, specimen collection kits, and mailers, please fill out and submit the appropriate form via fax or email.

Specimen Submission Forms

Shipping Instructions and Guidelines

Note: Information provided in PDF files.