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  • MA DPH State Laboratory Manual of Tests and Services (PDF) pdf format of    sli-manual-tests-services.pdf  doc format of sli-manual-tests-services.doc file size 2MB
    Fifth Edition (May 2011)
    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.