Laboratory Testing Services Manual - Introduction

- Introduction | Changes to Lab Testing Services Manual | Contact Information | Local Health Department Labs | Specimen Collection and Submission | Specimen Shipping, Mailing | Specimen Receiving, Lab Hours | Lab Tests | Forms, Fee Schedule | Technical Definitions -

Dear Texas Department of State Health Services Laboratory Customer:

We are pleased to provide you the most recent version of the Laboratory Testing Services Manual. Please use this manual as a reference guide.

We have designed the manual to give you the latest information on tests performed by the Laboratory Services Section. It also provides a brief overview of the Laboratory, telephone numbers, and procedures for the submission, collection and handling of specimens. Also, we have included a list of forms for submitting specimens.

If we can be of any assistance to you, please contact the Laboratory Services Section at (512) 776-7318 or FAX (512) 776-7294.

Thank you for your continued support.


Grace Kubin, Ph.D.
Director, Laboratory Services Section