A Directory of Agencies Relating to the Laboratory

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Table of Contents:

Federal Government
State Health Departments
Professional Organizations
Reference Resources
Journals/Publications Online
Commercial/Online Catalogs
Continuing Education

Federal Government:

Administration for Children and Families (ACF):

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ):

"Bad Bug Book", from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition:


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: (404) 639-3311

CDC Diseases and Conditions A-Z Index:

CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports:

CDC Traveler's Health:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (formerly HCFA):
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone: (800) 633-4227
Regional Offices:

Clearinghouse on Health Indexes (CHI):
National Center for Health Statistics
Division of Epidemiology and Health Promotions
6525 Belcrest Road, Room 730
Hyattsville, MD 20782-2003
Phone: (301) 458-4636

CLIA/HCFA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act 1988/Health Care Financing Administration, Division Health Standards and Quality):

CLIA Publications:
CDC-Division of Laboratory Systems
1600 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: (800) 232-6348

CMS State Agency and Regional Contacts List (CLIA Contact List):

Department of Health and Human Services:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

Environmantal Protection Agency (EPA):
Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (4601)
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460-0003
Phone: (202) 564-3753
FAX: (202) 564-3753

Safe Drinking Water Hotline - (800) 426-4791

Food and Drug Administration (FDA):
10903 Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: (888) 463-6332

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS):
1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 331E Whitten Bldg
Washington, DC 20250-3700
Phone: (202) 720-7025
FAX: (202) 205-0158


Health Resources and Services Administration:

Indian Health Service:

Library of Congress:

National Center for Biotechnology Information:

National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID):

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP):

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD):

National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases (NCZVED):

National Immunization Program:

National Institute on Aging:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism:

National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases:

National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney Diseases:

National Institute on Drug Abuse:

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences:

National Institutes of Health (NIH):
9000 Rockville Road
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: (301) 496-4000
FAX: (301) 496-2443

National Library of Medicine:

National Science Foundation home page:

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):
Office of Public and Consumer Affairs
US Department of Labor, Room N3647
200 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: (202) 693-1999

Ohasis, the CDC Office of Health and Safety Information Systems:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:

U.S. Code of Federal Regulations:

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA):
1400 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20250
Phone: (202) 720-2791
FAX: (202) 720-2166

U.S. State Department, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Travel Health Information:

World Health Organization:
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State Health Departments:

Alabama Department of Public Health:

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services:

Arizona Department of Health Services:

Arkansas Department of Health:

California Department of Health Care Services:

California Department of Public Health:

California State Department of Health, Laboratory Field Service:
So. CA
Suite 890
320 W. 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013-2350
Phone: (213) 620-6160
Fax: (213) 620-6565
No. CA
850 Marine Bay Parkway
Bldg P, 1st Floor
Richmond, CA 94804
Phone: (510) 620-3800
Fax: (510) 620-3822
Fax: (510) 620-3697

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment:

Connecticut Department of Health:

Delaware Health & Social Services:

Florida Department of Health:

Georgia Department of Community Health:

Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services:

Hawaii Department of Health:

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare:

Illinois Department of Public Health:

Indiana Department of Health:

Iowa Department of Public Health:

Kansas Department of Health and Environment:

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services:

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals:

Maine Department of Human Services:

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene:

Massachusetts Department of Public Health:

Michigan Department of Community Health:

Minnesota Department of Health:

Mississippi Department of Health:

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services:

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services:

Nebraska Health and Human Services System:

Nevada Health Division:

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services:

New Jersey Department of Health ad Senior Services:

New Mexico Department of Health:

New York Department of Health:

North Carolina Division of Public Health:

North Dakota Department of Health:

Ohio Department of Health:

Oklahoma State Department of Health:

Oregon Public Health Division:

Pennsylvania Department of Health:

Rhode Island Department of Health:

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control:

South Dakota Department of Health:

Tennessee Department of Health:

Texas Department of State Health Services:

Utah Department of Health:

Vermont Department of Health:

Virginia Department of Health:

Washington D.C. Department of Health:

Washington State Department of Health:

West Virginia Bureau of Public Health:

Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services:

Wyoming Department of Health:
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Professional Organizations and Societies:

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP):
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, KS 66211
Phone: (913) 906-6000

American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB):
917 Locust Street, Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: (314) 241-1445
FAX: (314) 241-1449

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB):
8101 Glenbrook Road
Bethesda, MD 20814-2749
Phone: (301) 907-6977
FAX: (301) 907-6895

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC):
2101 L Street NW, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (800) 892-1400
FAX: (202) 887-5093

American Association of Physician Office Laboratories (AAPOL):
10401 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922
Phone: (865) 470-9605
FAX: (865) 470-9827

American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB):
1350 Beverly Road, Room 220-A
McLean, VA 22101
Phone: (703) 827-9582
FAX: (703)356-2198

American Heart Association (AHA):

American Hospital Association (AHA):

American Medical Technologists (AMT):
AMT Building, 710 Higgins Road
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Phone: (847) 823-5169
FAX: (847) 823-0458

American Pharmaceutical Association:

American Public Health Association (APHA):
800 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3710
Phone: (202) 777-2742
FAX: (202) 777-2534

American Red Cross National Headquarters (ARC):
2025 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 303-5000

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS):
6701 Democracy Blvd.
Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone: (301) 657-2768
FAX: (301) 657-2909

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP):
33 West Monroe Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 541-4999
FAX: (312) 541-4998

American Society of Cytopathology (ASC):
100 West 10th St.
Suite 605
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: (302) 543-6583
FAX: (302) 543-6597

American Society for Hematology:

American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI):
15000 Commerce Parkway
Suite C
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: (856) 638-0428
FAX: (856) 439-0525

American Society of Investigative Pathologists:
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 634-7130
FAX: (301) 634-7990

American Society for Microbiology (ASM):
1752 N. Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-2904
Phone: (202) 737-3600

American Society for Phlebotomy Technicians:
P.O. Box 1831
Hickory, NC 28603
Phone: (828) 294-0078
FAX: (828) 327-2969

Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC):
481 North Frederick Avenue, Suite 500
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2417
Phone: (301) 924-7077 or (800) 379-2622
FAX: (301) 924-7089

Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL):
8515 Georgia Ave
Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: (240) 485-2745
FAX: (240) 485-2700

American Society for Quality Control (ASQ):

California Association for Medical Laboratory Technologists (CAMLT):
1895 Mowry Avenue, #112
Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (510) 792-4441
FAX: (510) 792-3045

Center for the Health Professions:

Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA):
993 Old Eagle School Road
Suite 405
Wayne, PA 19087-1795
Phone: (610) 995-9580
FAX: (610) 995-9568

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, CLSI (formerly NCCLS):
940 West Valley Road, Suite 1400
Wayne, PA 19807-1898
Phone: (610) 688-0100
FAX: (610) 688-0700 Executive Offices
Phone: (877) 447-1888 Order toll free

College of American Pathologists headquarters (CAP):
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750
Phone: (800) 323-4040
Phone: (847) 832-7000 in Illinois
Fax: (847) 832-8000

Commission of Office Laboratories (COLA):
9881 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 200
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: (800) 981-9883
Fax: (410) 381-8611

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH):
800 Eye Street NW, Suite 202
Washington DC, 20001-3710
Phone: (202) 789-1050
Fax: (202) 789-1895

Federation of the American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB):
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 634-7000
Fax: (301) 634-7001

Food and Drug Law Institute:
1155 15st Street, NW
Suite 800
Washington D.C., 20005
Phone: (800) 956-6293
Fax: (202) 371-0649

Food Processors Institute (FPI):

Grocery Manufacturers Association:
1350 I Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 639-5900
Fax: (202) 639-5932

Hepatitis Foundation International:
504 Blick Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Phone: (800) 891-0707
Phone: (301) 622-4200
Fax: (301) 622-4702:

Institute of Food Techologists:
525 W. Van Buren
Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: (312) 782-8424
FAX: (312) 782-8348

International Association for Food Protection:
6200 Aurora Avenue
Suite 200W
Des Moines, IA 50322-2864
Phone: (800) 369-6337 or (515) 276-3344
FAX: (515) 276-8655

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO):
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Phone: (630) 792-5000
FAX: (630) 792-5005

National Association of Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS):
962 Wayne Avenu,e, Suite 701
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: (301) 563-6001
FAX: (301) 563-6012

National Credentialing Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel:
P.O. Box 15945-289
Lenexa, KS 66285
Phone: (913) 895-4613
FAX: (913) 895-4652

National Committee for Quality Assurance:
1100 13st Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington D.C 20005
Phone: (202) 955-3500
Fax: (202) 955-3599

National Laboratory Training Network, Pacific Office:
California Department of Health Services
850 Marina Bay Parckway, E164
Richmond, CA 94804
Phone: (510) 412-1400
Fax: (510) 412-1412

National League for Nursing (NLN):
61 Broadway, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10006
Phone: (800) 669-1656
Fax: (212) 812-0393

National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS):
See Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)

National Society for Histotechnology (NSH):
10320 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 804
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: (44) 535-4060
FAX: (443) 535-4055

Parenteral Drug Association (PDA):
Bethesda Towers
4350 East West Highway, Suite 150
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 656-5900
FAX: (301) 986-1093

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society:
5635 Fishers Lane
Suite 550
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: (301) 770-2920
Fax: (301) 770-2924
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Computerized Teaching Materials used by Infectious Disease at Kirksville College of Osteopathic medicine:


Harvard School of Public Health:

McMaster University Health Science Library:

Medical Centers (United States) Listing:

Microbiology and Virology Sites, Harvard University:

New York University Medical Center:

Purdue University Libraries:

University of California at Berkeley:

University of California at Irvine Libraries:

The University of Iowa Hardin Library for the Health Services:

Yale Medical Library:
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Reference materials:

AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service (ACTIS):

AIDS Info:

Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature:


Bloodline, the Online Hematology Resource:

Cancer Research and Education:



CLIA/HCFA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act 1988/Health Care Financing Administration):


Environmental Health and Toxicology:

European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and Healthcare:

FDA - Center for Devices and Radiological Health Index:

FDA Certified Mammography sites:

Global MedNet:

Health and Medicine:

Health on The Net Foundation:

Health Service Research Projects in Progress:

Healthtouch®, CardinalHealth Database:

HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service:

Internet Public Library:

JAMA & Archives:

Martindale's Health Science Guide:

Mayo Health Oasis, The Mayo Clinic:

Medical Dictionary:

The Medical Matrix:

MedLine and PubMed:

MedMark, medical resources by specialty and related links:


MeSH®, provides a way to retrieve information that may use different terminology for the same concept:

The National Library of Medicine:

NDB (Nucleic Acid Database):

OncoLink, oncology specialties and cancer information:


PDB (Protein Data Bank):

Pharm Web (International Pharmaceutical Resource):


U.S. Pharmacopeia:

University of California at San Francisco, Health Library:

The Virtual Hospital:

World Federation for Culture Collections (WFCC), "World Data Center on Microorganisms":
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Journals/Publications Online:

The Cancer Journal:

Cell online:

Dictionary of Cell Biology:

Emerging Infectious Diseases, CDC:

HGMIS Publications (Includes Human Genome News, DOE reports):

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA):

Journal of Biological Chemistry:

The Lancet:

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, CDC:

Microbiology and Virology Sites, Harvard University:

Nature (International Weekly Journal of Science):

New England Journal Of Medicine:

Oxford University Press:

Pedro's BioMolecular Research Tools (Journals - indexed list):

Pedro's Dictionaries:

Pharmaceutical Technology Journal:

Science Magazine Online:

The Whole Brain Atlas:

The World Wide Web Journal of Biology:
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Commercial Sites/Online Catalogs:

American Type Culture Collection (ATCC®) home page:

BioSpace, products and services for the biotech industry:

BIO, Biotechnology Industry Organization:

Fisher Scientific Catalogs on the Internet:

Hardy Diagnostics WebSite:

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Continuing Education:

Alabama Public Health Department Training Network:

American Society of Clinical Pathologists:
33 West Monroe Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (800) 267-2727, option 2
(312) 541-4999 in Illinois
FAX: (312) 541-4998

California Association for Medical Laboratory Technology (CAMLT):
1895 Mowry Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (510) 792-4441

College Courses/Degrees Online:


National Immunization Program:

Public Health Training Network (PHTN):
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