Public Health Laboratory (ProvLab)

The Provincial Laboratory for Public Health (ProvLab) provides a wide scope of public health microbiology testing and reference microbiology testing for the province of Alberta, as well as provides the clinical microbiology testing for the University of Alberta Hospital. ProvLab facilities include both containment level 2 and 3 laboratories. Scope of testing includes:

  • Bacteriology
  • Environmental Microbiology (water)
  • Virology
  • Advanced molecular testing and typing methodologies
  • Mycobacteriology
  • Mycology
  • Parasitology

For a full menu of our tests, please see the Guide to Services

Public Health Laboratory (ProvLab) does not provide direct phlebotomy or collection service to the public. Contact your physician to locate phlebotomy and collection sites within your community.