In this section you can find general information about pathogens under regional surveillance, clinical specimen collection and transportation guidelines for use by health care providers and public health professionals in CARPHA member countries.
Test Directory Specimen Collection Guidelines
This section outlines investigations offered by all the departments of the laboratory.
These guidelines are applicable for routine specimen referrals.
Please note: Potential outbreaks are managed on a case by case basis following contact with the Laboratory and Epidemiology divisions for further guidance.
All specimens referred for serological testing assays should: