Biothreat Response Laboratory

Infectious Diseases

The Biothreat Response Laboratory (Utah’s Laboratory Response Network or LRN) at the Utah Public Health Laboratory has a dual focus:

To work with hospitals, local health departments, law enforcement, and other partners to provide accurate and rapid identification of agents from environmental and clinical sources that are either naturally occurring, can be used as a weapon of mass destruction, or new and emerging agents.

To provide training and outreach to many different partners.