Infectious Diseases Laboratory

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

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.