Infectious Diseases Laboratory

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4431 South 2700 West
Taylorsville, UT 84129-8600
(801) 965-2400
Driving Directions & Map
Alessandro Rossi, Ph.D  Infectious Diseases Laboratory
Chief Scientist
Kelly Oakeson, Ph.D  Next Generation Sequencing
Kim Christensen  BT Coordinator
Microbiologist
801-965-2561

Infectious Diseases
The Infectious Diseases Laboratory assists state and local health departments investigate outbreaks and tests for infectious diseases. The Utah Public Health Laboratory is a member of the Laboratory Response Network and laboratory employees have training and equipment for identifying agents used as biological weapons. The Infectious Disease Laboratory serves as a resource and reference to private laboratories in the state.