Clinical Biothreat Testing


The Biothreat Response Laboratory works with physicians, clinicians, hospitals, laboratories and veterinarians to provide testing for the following agents/diseases:

    Bacillus anthracis (Anthrax)
    Ebola virus
    Brucella spp. (Brucellosis)
    Francisella tularensis (Tularemia)
    Burkholderia mallei (Glanders)
    Novel Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
    Burkholderia pseudomallei(Melioidosis)
    Orthopox viruses
    Clostridium botulinum (Botulism)
    Yersinia pestis (Plague)
    Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever)

This testing is done using the following technologies:

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
  • Direct Fluorescent Antibody (DFA)
  • Culture (Bacterial)
  • Microagglutination Assays (Serological)

If testing for any of the above listed agents/diseases is needed, please contact the lab for assistance.
801-965-2561 (normal business hours)
801-560-6586 (after hours, weekends, holidays)


Click Here for the Clinical Biothreat Test Request Form