Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services



The Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services (DCLS) provides around-the-clock, high quality analytical testing services and support to local, state and federal agencies that serve to protect the health, safety and security of the public. The State Laboratory also is a national training "Center of Excellence" for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and provides certification and accreditation for other laboratories.

Testing available at DCLS includes:

  • Newborn screening
  • Infectious disease outbreaks
  • Foodborne outbreaks
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Chemical and biological warfare agents
  • Drinking and environmental waters
  • Soil and sediment
  • Radioactive materials
  • Food chemistry
  • Animal feed, fertilizers, etc.