|Hours of Operation:
Telephone: (914) 231-1610
Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM Fax: (914) 231-1772
Saturday & Sunday & Holidays 9AM - 12PM E-mail: email@example.com
H. Abid, Ph.D.
Chief of Microbiological Services
Anton, MS M(ASCP)
Director of Program Development II
| Microbiological laboratories provide diagnosis and
identification of infectious agents that may cause diseases as well as water and
food-borne illnesses of public health significance. The goal of the laboratory is to
provide reliable, accurate and rapid diagnosis of diseases to the health community of
Westchester County. The laboratories serve as the reference center for the diagnosis of
tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases and parasitic and viral infections.The
laboratory collaborates with the Westchester County department of Health, New York State
Department of Health, Center for Disease Control & Prevention and World Health
Organization for the diagnosis and surveillance of certain diseases in the County.
The TB laboratory is open on
weekends and holidays. All specimens should be brought to the specimen
receiving area which are open Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm and on
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 9am to 12pm. Arrangements for emergency
testing can be made by calling the laboratory at (914) 231-1610.