Submitting samples to the State Lab

  1. Become a customer of the State Lab if you have not submitted tests previously.
  2. Check that your test can be ordered in LabOnline. If not, request an updated paper requisition form.
    • In the form, choose “Other” in the update/change field and request a manual requisition form and the email to send it to you in the Change description field. 
  3. Next, sign up for our electronic data submission portal called LabOnline.
    • LabOnline is a secure, self-service online lab portal where you can order lab tests and view results processed by the State Lab.
  4. Order testing supplies by placing a request using the appropriate form.
  5. Review the specimen collection and storage methods. Follow labeling and packaging instructions to prevent delays in test processing and receiving results.
  6. Request a courier to transport your sample(s) to the State Lab.


Email cdphe_labcoordinators@state.co.us with any additional questions.

Tests that can be ordered in LabOnline

List of testing services that are offered at the State Lab.

Submit samples using LabOnline

Order and view results using LabOnline.

Order test supplies

Request testing supplies to collect samples that will be submitted to the State Lab.

Courier information

Request a courier to pick up samples to transport to the State Lab.

Labeling samples

Properly label specimen tubes with the correct information so they are processed in a timely manner.

Packaging and Transporting Samples

(Coming soon. Contact cdphe_labcoordinators@state.co.us with any questions.)
Information on packaging and transporting specimens.