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The Microbiology Division provides testing support which includes a microbial reference section for all sentinel hospitals in the District, food and environmental microbiology testing and the PulseNet laboratory for microbial genotyping, salmonella, E. coli and Bacillus species.

Service Contact: 
DC Public Health Lab
Contact Phone: 
(202) 727-8956
Contact Fax: 
(202) 724-3927
Contact TTY: 
Contact Suite #: 
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8:15 am to 4:45 pm