The Maryland Public Health Laboratory in Baltimore located at 1770 Ashland Avenue does not accept patients or provide phlebotomy service for specimen collection for testing. Please contact your healthcare provider or local Health Department to order Zika or related lab tests.
This Division quickly identifies and then characterizes newly emerging and reemerging infectious agents to determine the genetic relatedness and distribution patterns of specific strains of pathogens of public health importance in support of disease outbreak investigations and surveillance programs, monitors anti-viral/microbial drug resistance, and works closely with local, state and federal agencies to identify suspected agents of bioterrorism using molecular-based testing technologies such as...
Division Chief: Robert A. Myers, Ph.D. Office: 443-681-3800Fax: 443-681-4504
Division Manager: Michele RandOffice: 443-681-3871Fax: 443-681-4504
Applied Reseaerch & Development Program
Niketa Jani, Ph.D. 443-681-3922Jenny Chen, M.S. 443-681-3921
Ami Patel, Ph.D., Biosafety Officer 443-681-3870James Foley, M.S., BT Lead 443-681-3905
Laboratory Scientist Supervisor: Anish Patel, M.S.Office: 443-681-3875
Core Sequencing Program
Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Laboratory Scientist Supervisor: VACANTOffice: 443-681-4595
Lab: 443-681-3924Fax: 443-681-3899/4504
Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory
Laboratory Scientist Supervisor: Jonathan Johnston, M.S.Office: 443-681-3873Lab: 443-681-3879Fax: 443-681-4504
Laboratory Scientist Supervisor: Mark MasseyOffice: 443-681-3872Lab: 443-681-3877/3878Fax: 443-681-4504
1770 Ashland Ave, Baltimore,