Public Health Lab of East Texas Resources

Resources 2018 Collecting & Submitting Biothreat & Chemical Threat Samples 2018 PHLET Submission Information with Instructions  Clinical Laboratory Preparedness & Response Guide Resources for Sentinel Laboratories conducting Risk Assessments Zika & Arboviruses Testing of Persons Under Investigation for Dengue chikungunya and ZIKA at PHLET Before sending any samples for testing, please call your local health […]

Public Health Lab of East Texas Overview

What is the purpose of PHLET? Established in 2004, the Public Health Laboratory of East Texas (PHLET) is a registered Laboratory Response Network (LRN) reference laboratory that provides public health laboratory services and bioterrorism testing to East Texas. LRN laboratories are funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as reference laboratories that […]

Forms & Procedures

PLEASE CONTACT US AT (903) 877-5071 OR (903) 312-3537 BEFORE SUBMITTING ANY SPECIMEN FOR A BIOTERRORISM (BT) AGENT RULE-OUT. Documents required for specimen submission to PHLET for a BT agent rule-out include the following: Clinical Submission Environmental Submission Biothreat Clinical Need Help? If you need any assistance in completing these forms or determining which form […]

Clinical Trials

Once researchers have discovered a new treatment, clinical trials take it to the next level. A clinical trial is conducted to determine whether a new drug or treatment is safe and effective. These studies rely on patients who volunteer to participate. Thanks to clinical trials and volunteers, there are better ways to treat and prevent […]