Tests that can be ordered in LabOnline


Use LabOnline to order tests for samples in the clinical microbiology, molecular science, and serology labs. If you do not have the option to order a test found in this list, complete the Customer Contact Update Form

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Clinical microbiology

  • Anaerobe culture and identification 
  • Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) confirmation
  • Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) culture
  • Antibiotic Susceptibility, Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Bacillus cereus toxin
  • Corynebacterium diphtheriae culture 
  • Campylobacter confirmation
  • Campylobacter culture
  • Campylobacter, Shigella, Salmonella culture
  • Carbapenemase resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae and E. coli screen
  • Clostridium perfringens toxin
  • Escherichia coli O157 confirmation
  • Escherichia coli O157 culture
  • Francisella tularensis confirmation
  • Francisella tularensis culture
  • Gonorrhea confirmation (identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST))
  • Gram stain
  • Haemophilus influenzae confirmation
  • Haemophilus influenzae culture
  • Legionella culture
  • Listeria confirmation
  • Listeria culture
  • Neisseria meningitidis confirmation
  • Ova and parasites
  • Reference Bacterial Identification
  • Salmonella confirmation
  • Salmonella culture
  • Shigella confirmation
  • Shigella culture
  • Staph toxin, stool
  • Streptococcus A confirmation
  • Streptococcus B confirmation
  • Streptococcus culture
  • Tuberculosis (TB) acid-fast strain (TB Smear)
  • TB confirmation (DNA Probe/Pyrosequencing)
  • TB culture
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis direct detection (DNA)
  • Vibrio confirmation
  • Vibrio culture
  • VISA/VRSA confirmation - Vancomycin Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA)/ Vancomycin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA)

Molecular science

  • Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
  • Brucella PCR
  • Burkholderia PCR
  • Coxiella burnetti PCR
  • DNA sequencing for specific pathogens as available
  • Ebola virus PCR*
  • Enterovirus reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)(Human metapneumovirus RT-PCR
  • Influenza A RT-PCR
  • Influenza B RT-PCR
  • Marburg marburgvirus PCR*
  • Measles Virus RT-PCR
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) RT-PCR
  • Mumps Virus RT-PCR
  • Norovirus RT-PCR
  • Orthopoxvirus PCR
  • Pertussis PCR (Bordetella pertussis)
  • Plague PCR (Yersinia pestis)
  • Shigella PCR
  • Francisella tularensis PCR ((Tularemia))
  • Vaccinia Virus PCR
  • Varicella-Zoster Virus PCR
  • Variola Virus PCR, Human Testing
  • West Nile Virus RT-PCR (bird and mosquito)
  • Zika Virus PCR


  • Chlamydia/gonorrhea transcription mediated assay (TMA)Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody - Absorbed (FTA-ABS)
  • Handling fee (referral to CDC)
  • Hantavirus antibody, immunoglobulin M/immunoglobulin G (lgM/lgG)
  • Hantavirus antibody, lgM/lgG - STAT
  • Hepatitis A IgM antibody (anti-HAV lgM)
  • HIV Combo Antibody/Antigen EIA
  • HIV differentiation
  • Measles antibody (Rubeola) IgM 
  • Plague direct fluorescent antibody (DFA)
  • Rabies virus DFA
  • Rapid Plasma Reagin antibody (RPR)
  • Ricin time-resolved fluorescence (TRF)
  • Rubella IgM antibody 
  • Syphilis treponemal assay (TP-PA)
  • TB interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA)
  • Trichomonas vaginalis (T. vaginalis) nucleic acid amplification testing (NAAT) 
  • Venereal Disease Research Laboratory - cerebrospinal fluid (VDRL - CSF)
  • West Nile Virus antibody IgM

*Testing is available at the State lab and requires prior approval. Call 303-692-2700 or 303-370-9395 (after hours) before submitting a specimen to the laboratory.