The Indiana Laboratory System consists of all contributors to public health testing. According to APHL, these contributors include those who initiate testing and those who use test results.
What is a state public health laboratory system?
A state public health laboratory system (SPHLS) has been defined by APHL as: An alliance of laboratories and other partners within a state that supports the ten essential public health services under the aegis of the public health laboratory. The system members and stakeholders operate in an interconnected and interdependent way to facilitate the exchange of information, optimize laboratory services, and help control and prevent disease and public health threats.
What is a public health laboratory?
To learn more about public health laboratories, please watch the video below from the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL).
To learn more about the Public Health Laboratories, please visit the APHL website.