Public Health Laboratory

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The Public Health Laboratory provides specialized, high quality laboratory testing for detection and control of infectious and environmental diseases including agents of Bioterrorism.

Laboratory Services


Laboratory System Improvement Program (L-SIP)

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Water Quality Laboratory

The Water Quality Department located at Shellmaker Island in Newport Beach is part of the Orange County Health Care Agency Public Health Laboratory. State certified public health microbiologists conduct drinking and recreational water testing using rapid, advanced methods.


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