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|Public Health Laboratory|
On October 30, 2009, the Solano County Public Health Laboratory was relocated to a newly constructed building on the main H&SS campus in Fairfield. The availability of multiple biological safety cabinets that meet higher specifications and staff access to a better networking system has improved the quality and capacity of testing.
We look forward to a continued building of partnerships with local public health teams, Travis AFB, State prison and Hospital, Sutter, Kaiser, North Bay Hospital, local physicians and other community partners. The new laboratory also supports and enhances the efforts of Solano, Napa, Yolo and Marin County Health Departments in the detection, control and prevention of communicable diseases by performing essential public health laboratory services. The new laboratory employs more advanced laboratory instrumentation that provides more testing at a higher level. Examples of services at the new laboratory are antibiotic drug susceptibility by VITEK, serology and immunology by Evolis, molecular PCR testing by Roche, definitive Mycobacterial identification by HPLC, Mycology, Bacteriology, Parasitology, foodborne illness examinations, Rabies FRA, tick testing for Lyme disease, chemistry and bacteriology testing of drinking and surface water.
2201 Courage Drive, MS 9-200
Fairfield, CA 94533