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Vision & Mission


Exemplary laboratory science and practice drive clinical care and public health.


Improve public health surveillance and practice as well as patient outcomes by advancing clinical laboratory quality and safety, data and bio repository science, and workforce competency.

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Safe Labs

A gateway to biosafety initiatives, resources, and tools.


Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments


Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee


CDC’s Laboratory Outreach Communication System

Laboratory Quality

A gateway to initiatives, resources, and tools.

Laboratory Training

Continuing education courses in a variety of training modalities

CDC Biorepository

A centralized biorepository resource to preserve CDC’s valuable samples


Laboratory Medicine Best Practices