Virology and Serology Section

Brian Hart
Virology and Serology Unit Manager
6810 SE Dwight Street
Topeka, KS 66620
Telephone: 785-296-2244

Health Section Chief
Kansas Health & Environmental Laboratories
6810 SE Dwight Street
Topeka, KS 66620
Phone Number: (785) 296-1646
Fax Number: (785) 296-0978

Mission: Provide laboratory support to public and private medical facilities through out the state and to units of Kansas government for the detection and identification of infectious bacterial, parasitic, ricketsial and viral diseases of public health interest. These services assist in the appropriate and timely medical treatment of Kansas residents and provide the state public health programs with disease incidence information to assist in their prevention and intervention efforts to reduce the transmission of infectious diseases within Kansas. If you would like to read more, click here.

Please use the Fax Authorization Request Form for all re-issued reports, demographic corrections, test additions, or other laboratory report modifications. The form must be signed, dated and faxed to the Kansas Health and Environmental Laboratories (KHEL) before any final changes will be made on all preliminary or final laboratory reports.

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea NAAT

(Detection of urogenital infections among selected high risk public health patients)

Hepatitis Viral Serology

(Detection of hepatitis A IgM, hepatitis B s antigen and hepatitis C IgG in select high risk public health populations.)

Rubella Serology

(Determination of Rubella immune status in select populations)

Syphilis Serology

(Detection of new or chronic infections)

Vaccine-Preventable Disease Serology

(Detection of Mumps, Measles/Rubeola, and Varicella Zoster/Chicken Pox infections)

Viral Isolation

(Detection and identification of viral infections which have public health implications.)