Centro Nacional de Salud Pública
El Centro Nacional de Laboratorios de Salud Publica is the government technical area in the Instituto Nacional de Salud, dedicated to research, conducting surveillance of communicable and noncommunicable diseases, and also reviewing the public health situation in our country.
We have specialized laboratories with biosafety levels II and III, for doing conduct research in major diseases such as HIV, Tuberculosis, and Influenza
What do we do?
El Centro Nacional de Laboratorios de Salud Publica is responsible of:
Research for to development of new laboratory technologies and transfer them to different levels in the national lab network
Development of technical standards for laboratory procedures
It is a reference center for laboratories in the country
Provides specialized training for health care personnel and related institutions
Programs and implements monitoring and quality control for laboratories in the national lab network.
Provides technical and scientific advice to public and private agencies in specialized topics.
What services do we offer?
El Centro Nacional de Salud Publica offers the following services:
Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral, Bacterial, Parasitic and Mycotic Diseases.
Histopathological diagnosis of communicable and noncommunicable diseases.
International Vaccine Certificates
Counseling and Consulting for Laboratory designing, planning and implementation of research studies.
Internships and training in specific areas
Biological material: Reference strains
Educational materials: slides, photographs, fixed and stained microscope slides and insect specimens