Education Resources

Public Health Laboratory (ProvLab)


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 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


Water: Microbiological Analysis

West Nile Virus

Zoonotic Tests

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