Laboratory Disease Spotlight - Infectious Disease Laboratory - Minnesota Dept of Health

Laboratory Disease Spotlight

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The following link contains information for health professionals regarding evaluating and testing including epidemiologic information:

The following link contains information for health professionals regarding laboratory specimen collection and submission to the PHL Infectious Disease Laboratory:

Measles Information

The following link contains information for health professionals regarding specimen collection and submission:

The results turnaround time is 1-2 working days upon receipt of specimen.

Laboratory Influenza Information

The following links contain information for health professionals regarding specimen collection and submission:

CRE (carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae)

The following links contain information for health professionals regarding specimen collection and submission:

Ebola Virus Information

The following links contain information for health professionals regarding specimen collection and submission:

Zika Virus Testing

The following links contain information on the tests used and interpreting and understanding test results. Biosafety and specimen collection information are also linked here:

Updated Wednesday, 03-Aug-2022 15:15:12 CDT