Public Health Laboratory Services
Public health laboratory services are essential to the core functions of public health. Public health laboratories serve as reference laboratories for private, commercial laboratories in their respective service areas.
The mission of the Riverside University Health System – Public Health Laboratory is to provide accurate, timely, and cost-effective laboratory testing to aid in the diagnosis and control of communicable diseases.
The main lab is located at 4065 County Circle Drive, Riverside, CA 92503. You may contact the lab by calling (951) 358-5070.
Reportable Conditions by Labs
California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Section 2505 requires laboratories to report laboratory testing results, including molecular and pathologic results, suggestive of diseases of public health importance to the local health department. Laboratories must report any initial findings as well as any subsequent findings.
Centers for medicare & medicaid services and clinical laboratory improvement amendments.
The entity listed at the above address is currently certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) program with a Certificate of Compliance and continues to meet all the appropriate regulatory requirements until a survey is completed.