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Public Health Laboratory

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To protect and improve the health of Orange County residents, in collaboration with our system partners, by providing essential laboratory services in support of public health through quality, timely and accurate test results.


Our Manual

pdf Find information about our services here.


Lab Test Catalog

Find details about laboratory tests

pdf Laboratory Requisition to submit a specimen (form# F042-05.1360)
 pdf Supplemental Isolate Submission Form For Select Agents  

pdf  Current CLIA Certificate of Compliance

Contact Info and Hours

Orange County
Public Health Laboratory
1729 W 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: (714) 834-8385
Fax:  (714) 564-4068

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

Laboratory Director
Megan Crumpler PhD, HCLD (ABB)


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