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Viral Encephalitis Testing Laboratory

The La Crosse Virus as seen by transmission microscopy and the negative stain technique. 100mm
The La Crosse virus

Contact Us

Lab Director: Kirsten St.George, MAppSc, PhD
Lab Supervisor: Kay Escuyer, PhD
Telephone: (518) 474-4177

Certification Information

CLIA # 33D2005937
PFI # 8523

Specimen Submission

Completed forms must accompany specimens to:

Specimens that are shipped through the
US Postal Service send to the following address:

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
NYS Department of Health
Viral Encephalitis Laboratory
PO Box 22002

Albany, NY 12201-2002

Specimens that are shipped through UPS/Fed Ex/other courier
services/deliveries send to the following address:

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
NYS Department of Health
Viral Encephalitis Laboratory
120 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, NY 12208

Submission Forms

Forms are available as Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files. The Adobe Acrobat Reader software is required to view and print these forms. The software is free and can be downloaded from the Adobe website directly.