Alberta Wildfires Emergency Alert

Areas of Northern Alberta remain under mandatory evacuation orders or alerts. For details on affected communities visit Alberta Emergency Alert.

Updates from Alberta Health Services will be posted on our Wildfire Resources page. Updates from the Alberta government will be posted on their emergency page.

Education Resources

ProvLab, Laboratory Services


Alveolar Echinococcosis (E. multilocularis)

C. difficile Testing – ProvLab

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

Fact or Artifact

Herpes simplex Virus (HSV) and Varicella zoster Virus (VZV) Testing Sample Type and 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 Provincial Laboratory for Public Health
    • Overview of the Swabs, Transport Medium, and Patient Information to be Collected
    • Collection from a Child
    • Collection from an Adult
    • Collection from a Senior


Water: Microbiological Analysis

West Nile Virus

Zoonotic Tests

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