Education Resources

Public Health Laboratory (ProvLab)


Alveolar Echinococcosis (E. multilocularis)

C. difficile Testing – ProvLab

Chlamydia & Gonorrhea


Fact or Artifact

Herpes simplex Virus (HSV) & Varicella zoster Virus (VZV) Testing Sample Type & Collection Guidelines

HIV Diagnostic Algorithm for ProvLab

Lyme Disease



Nasopharyngeal Specimen Collection Practises

  • Video series - best viewed in Chrome or Firefox
    • Introduction by Dr. Kevin Fonseca, Clinical Virologist at the Public Health Laboratory (ProvLab)
    • Overview of the Swabs, Transport Medium, and Patient Information to be Collected
    • Collection from a Child
    • Collection from an Adult
    • Collection from a Senior

Viral Haemorrhagic Fever 


Water: Microbiological Analysis

West Nile Virus

Zoonotic Tests

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