Virology / Serology

The Virology/Serology Unit provides laboratory support in the detection and identification of infectious diseases of interest to public and private medical providers throughout the state of Kansas. These services assist medical professionals and their patients in selecting the appropriate medical treatment. The Virology/Serology Unit supports public efforts in the reduction of infectious disease transmission. Specimen collection kits are provided for free to all medical facilities in Kansas upon request. View the Laboratory Quick Reference Guide for more information.


  1. Analytical
  2. Testing

Analytical Services

Analytical services provided by the Virology/Serology laboratories include a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) for the dual detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in urogenital specimens. A NAAT test is also used for confirmation of Hepatitis C infection and in the detection of SARS-COV-2 RNA.