CHAPTER 42 ‑ LABORATORY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER 42A ‑ GENERAL POLICIES
10A NCAC 42A .0101 SCOPE
The following are the general purposes of the State Laboratory of Public Health:
(1) This laboratory analyzes specimens and samples for physicians, health clinics, other laboratories and other agencies, (federal, state, local and private) to aid in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of individual, community, or environmental health problems.
(2) It strives to improve the quality and relevance of health related laboratory services performed in the state.
(3) It provides, at cost, vaccines and other biologicals such as antirabic treatments and kits for the collection and shipment of specimens and samples.
History Note: Authority 130A‑88;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Readopted Eff. November 15, 1977;
Amended Eff. September 1, 1990; October 1, 1985;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 23, 2017.