Status of Testing at the Vermont Health Department Laboratory

The Health Department Laboratory is pleased to announce that we are opening additional areas of testing, including water testing and more clinical testing.  

The following testing is available at the Health Department Laboratory:

  • Parasitology

  • Blood lead

  • Enterics

  • Gonorrhea/Chlamydia

  • Rabies

  • Tuberculosis

  • Bordetella Pertussis

  • Measles

  • Brucella antibody

  • Quantiferon TB

  • HIV

  • Hepatitis B and C Serology

  • Monkeypox Virus (Mpox) / Non-Variola Orthopox (NVO)

  • Fransciella tularensis

  • Syphilis

  • Urine Drug Screening

  • Drinking Water Testing and Radon Testing

Order Test Kits

By phone: call 802-338-4724 or 800-660-9997 (toll-free in Vermont).

By mail: download one of the order forms below and mail it to Public Health Laboratory.

By fax: download one of the order forms below and fax it to 802-338-4706.

Rabies Testing

All rabies testing requests must be pre-approved by Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Call (802) 863-7240 or 1-800-640-4374 (available 24/7) for approval. Then complete the Request for Examination form and read the Shipping and Instruction Sheet.

Drinking Water and Radon Testing

Find drop-off locations for your drinking water test kits

Water and Radon Tests (Click for Instructions Sheets) Kit Order Forms Price
Trace Metals & Fluoride (Regulated Systems) IA $125
Trace Metals & Fluoride (Homeowners) IA $125
Coliform/E. coli (Homeowners) A $14
Coliform/E. coli (Regulated Systems) AA $14
Coliform/E. coli (Total) NU $15
Coliform/E. coli (Irrigation Water) AG $15
E. coli from source water (Regulated Systems) LT $15
Coliform/E. coli (Private Water)(Childcare/School) DC-Coliform/E. coli $14
Coliform/E.coli for Recreation Water SW $15
Inorganic Chemicals (Homeowners) C $100
Lead and Copper (Homeowners and Regulated Water) IB $20
Inorganic Chemicals (Some Permitted Systems) ID $90
Inorganic Chemicals (Homeowners) ID $90
Anions (Chloride, Fluoride, Nitrate, Nitrite, Sulfate)(Homeowners) AN $50
Anions (Chloride, Fluoride, Nitrate, Nitrite, Sulfate)(Regulated Water) AN $50
Nitrate and Nitrite (Homeowners) N3N2 $24
Nitrate and Nitrite (Regulated Water) N3N2 $24
Gross Alpha in Water RA $45
Radon in Water RC $25
Radon in Air-Short Term RF $50
Radon in Air-Medium Term RG $25
Radon in Air-Long Term RH $25
Uranium in Water RU $25
Volatile Organic Chemicals (Chlorinated systems) OA $120
Volatile Organic Chemicals (Non-chlorinated systems) OA $120
Trihalomethanes OB $120
Haloacetic Acids OK $150
Synthetic Organic Chemicals Group (OL, OE, OG, OH) SOC Group $630
Semi-Volatile Chemicals and Pesticides OL $250
Herbicides in Water OE $200
Carbamate Pesticides OG $100
Ethylenedibromide and Dibromochloropropane OH $80
Pentachlorophenol OP $75
Individual Inorganic Tests Individual Tests $10-25
Miscellaneous Test for Homeowners Misc Test call for information
Odor, Alkalinity & Residual Chlorine (Homeowners) OAC call for information