Biological and Chemical Weapons  >> Biosecurity and Biodefense Resource
Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services
Department of General Services of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Director James L. Pearson, Dr. P.H.
Address Biotech Six
600 N. Fifth Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Telephone (804) 648-4480
Purpose "DCLS provides analytical testing services for agencies of the Commonwealth of Virginia, local government, federal agencies and other states as well as a wide variety of other samples such as gasoline, animal feeds and fertilizers, lottery tickets and blood specimens from all Virginia infants. DCLS performs over 4 million tests a year to help ensure safety and health for Virginia's citizens and environment.
Other DCLS services include examination of human specimens for evidence of outbreaks and emerging infectious diseases such as SARS, West Nile Virus, or Monkeypox, environmental samples in support of environmental protection activities for the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), and agricultural products to assure quality for the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services."
Building Information
  • Total Space: 194,500 square feet
  • Opened in June 2003
Operational BSL-4 Lab
Contact:  Michael Stebbins ([email protected])
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