• MA DPH State Laboratory Manual of Tests and Services (PDF) pdf format of sli-manual-tests-services.pdf
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    Sixth Edition (July 2014)
    The MA DPH State Laboratory manual includes submission requirements, lab contacts and testing information for:
    • Agents of bioterrorism
    • Sexually transmitted diseases STDs (chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, etc.)
    • Chemical illness/poisoning (arsenic, lead, mercury, PCB, pesticides, etc.)
    • Foodborne illness (enteric pathogens, salmonella, shigella, etc.)
    • Tuberculosis (mycobacteriology, antimicrobial susceptibility, etc.)
    • Viral illness (HIV, mosquito-borne diseases, smallpox, etc.)
    • Vaccine preventable diseases ( Haemophilus influenzae, measles, pertussis, etc.)

This information is provided by the Bureau of Laboratory Sciences within the Department of Public Health.