Public Health Laboratory

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


Our Manual

pdf Find information about our services here.

Lab Test Catalog

Find details about laboratory tests

pdf Laboratory Test – Alphabetical
pdf Laboratory Test – by Departments
pdf Laboratory Requisition to submit a specimen (form# F042-05.1360)

Contact Info and Hours

Orange County
Public Health Laboratory
1729 W 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: (714) 834-8385
Fax:  (714) 834-7968

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Laboratory Director
Megan Crumpler BS PhD


To report a Public Health Emergency after hours (including a bioterrorism event)
Call: (714) 628-7008
Ask to speak to Public Health Services On-Call Official