Our Work

APHL offers a variety of tools and resources to assure the quality of public health laboratory systems.

 

 

Lab Competency Implementationhttps://www.aphl.org/toolkits/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=1Lab Competency Implementation<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/lab%20competency%20implementation%20toolbox.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/professional_development/Pages/Competencies-Tools.aspx, https://www.aphl.org/professional_development/Pages/Competencies-Tools.aspx
Residual Dried Blood Spothttps://www.aphl.org/toolkits/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Residual Dried Blood Spot<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/residual%20dried%20blood%20spot%20toolkit-middle.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS-Jan2018-RDBS-Toolkit-Update.pdf, https://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS-Jan2018-RDBS-Toolkit-Update.pdf
Moving to a New Sitehttps://www.aphl.org/toolkits/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Moving to a New Site<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/moving%20to%20a%20new%20site.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QS_PracticalGuideMoving_62015.pdf, https://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QS_PracticalGuideMoving_62015.pdf

 

 

Establishing TB WGS Reference Centers | Fact Sheethttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/ID-2020-TB-WGS-Executive-Summary.pdfEstablishing TB WGS Reference Centers | Fact SheetSummary report of four-year project evaluating use of WGS on MTBC specimens.
Establishing TB WGS Reference Centers | Fact Sheethttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/ID-2021-TB-WGS-Fact-Sheet.pdfEstablishing TB WGS Reference Centers | Fact SheetHigh-level summary of four-year project evaluating use of WGS on MTBC specimens.
Smart Testing for Optimizing Pandemic Responsehttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/ID-2021-Smart-Testing-for-Optimizing-Pandemic-Response.pdfSmart Testing for Optimizing Pandemic ResponseThis document discusses actions that can be taken by laboratories to optimize testing strategies during a pandemic.
Strengthening the Environmental Health Systemhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/EH-2021-EH-Systems-Strengthening-Report.pdfStrengthening the Environmental Health SystemLearn how eight public health laboratories have been working to strengthen their local or regional environmental health systems.