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Cindy Vanner

STD/HIV/Hepatitis Testing

Mission

To assist in the state and national surveillance of HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), and Hepatitis by provide state of the art laboratory testing.

What we do

  • Test clinical specimens submitted by hospital and commercial laboratories and medical practitioners throughout the state for the presence of the infectious agents that cause HIV, Hepatitis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis.
  • Perform additional tests to confirm HIV in specimens that tested positive in initial screening tests.
  • Monitor advancements in the laboratory diagnosis of STI/HIV/Hepatitis and adopt new technologies as they become available.
  • Revise testing algorithms to reflect current best practice recommendations.

Accomplishments

  • Acquired new, automated laboratory equipment to perform HIV confirmation.