Communicable Disease Division


The Communicable Disease Division (CDD) of the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene provides reference and specialized testing services in support of public health and ensures statewide access to laboratory expertise and capabilities in the disciplines of Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Virology, Parasitology, Molecular Microbiology, and Serology. The CDD also coordinates a network of clinical laboratories throughout Wisconsin for emergency and public health response, and facilitates planning among clinical laboratories, local public health laboratories and other state-level laboratories.