To assist in the state and national surveillance of HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), and Hepatitis by provide state of the art laboratory testing.
What we do
Test clinical specimens submitted by hospital and commercial laboratories and medical practitioners throughout the state for the presence of the infectious agents that cause HIV, Hepatitis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis.
Perform additional tests to confirm HIV in specimens that tested positive in initial screening tests.
Monitor advancements in the laboratory diagnosis of STI/HIV/Hepatitis and adopt new technologies as they become available.
Revise testing algorithms to reflect current best practice recommendations.
Acquired new, automated laboratory equipment to perform HIV confirmation.