Identification

Name

Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory

Short name

VRDL

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

Organizations
(1) California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Update frequency

Monthly

Created

2012-10-04 23:36:38+00:00

Modified

2016-03-10 22:08:14.145013+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The VRDL provides laboratory support, technical assistance, and research required for the diagnosis, investigation, and control of viral diseases and for the development and maintenance of high quality local viral laboratory services in California. VRDL also provides consultation services to the staff of local public health laboratories, State Departments of Public Health and Health Care Services, and other state agencies.

Goals
(1) Situational awareness
Year start

1939

URL http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/vrdl/Pages/default.aspx
URL (alternate) http://www.cdph.ca.gov/data/statistics/Pages/CDdata.aspx

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) California
(2) Pacific US
(3) United States of America
Disease properties
(1) Notifiable diseases (USA)

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records