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The mission of the California Association of Public Health Laboratory Directors is to improve and protect public health through the promotion and advancement of public health laboratory practice.
Health Alerts - Notices


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CDC Ebola Updates

Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)

Interim Guidance for Specimen Collection, Transport, Testing, and Submission for Persons Under Investigation for Ebola Virus Disease in the United States 

Required CDC Request Forms to accompany each specimen for Ebola testing 

Specimen Submission CDC Form 50.34  Special Pathogens Branch Specimen Submission Form


CAPHLD Goals and Priorities - Access to Ebola Testing 

♦ Word version (Can be used as a template by Member Laboratories)
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PDF version

CAPHLD Quick Reference Guide to EVD Testing
Fillable Form - Click here
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Member Laboratory News
The Los Angeles County Public Health Laboratory in Downey, CA is one of 53 labs nationwide currently approved to test for Ebola Zaire Virus (as of December 2014). Of these, seven laboratories represent local jurisdictions. The Los Angeles County Public Health Laboratory completed proficiency testing and was the first lab in California to be approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to perform Ebola testing in September 2014. Click here to read more.
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Calendar of Events
Conference call dates for the different committee meetings are now posted.  Please consult the Calendar Page and Member's Page.
CalREDIE Electronic Lab Reporting (ELR)

California Reportable Disease Information Exchange Electronic Lab Reporting (CalREDIE ELR) allows organizations to comply with California public health requirements regarding laboratory reporting or reportable conditions through an automated, secure process.

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