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Pasadena Public Health Department

  • Pasadena Public Health Laboratory

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    The City of Pasadena Public Health Laboratory is dedicated to safeguarding the public’s health by collaborating with a variety of program partners in

    • Detecting,   
    • Investigating,
    • Preventing, and
    • Controlling public health threats

    The Public Health Laboratory is CLIA certified and accredited in performing bacteriology, parasitology, serology, toxicology and general immunology.

    Public Health Laboratory Test Catalog

    The Public Health Laboratory is equipped to test for diseases, disease-causing parasites, bacteria, drugs and alcohol.

    For information about our current fee schedule, specimen collection and turn-around times, please contact the laboratory at (626) 744-6011.


  • Walk-In Hours and Appointments

    The Public Health Laboratory is open for walk-in testing M-F 8:00 am - 11:00 am and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Closed on alternating Fridays.  Please see the City Calendar for holidays and closed Fridays.

    Please call for appointments (626) 744-6011.

  • Lab Tests Available

    The Pasadena Public Health Department provides the following tests and same-day services (where noted). 


    • Avian Influenza
    • Examination of stool, blood, sputum and urine for eggs and parasites
    • Group B Streptococcus (for prenatal care)
    • Rabies
    • Salmonella
    • Shigella
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) such as Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis and HIV
    • Tuberculosis (TB)
    • Yersenia
    • Vibrio
    • West Nile Virus
    • Whooping Cough

     Drug and Alcohol Testing (Same Day Testing & Reporting) 

    • Alcohol
    • Amphetamine
    • Barbiturates
    • Benzodiazepines
    • Buprenorphine
    • Cannabinoids (Marijuana)
    • Cocaine
    • Methadone
    • Methamphetamine
    • Opiates
    • Oxycodone
    • Phencyclidine
    • Propoxyphene

    Other (Same Day Testing & Reporting)
    • Pregnancy


  • Fees and Turn Around Time

    Please call the Pasadena Public Health Department Cashier at (626) 744 6000 for the current fee schedule of services.