The Kauai District Health Laboratory provides laboratory support services to the various medical and environmental programs within the Department of Health and to physicians, institutions, and other health care agencies for the diagnosis and control of communicable diseases. The laboratory does testing to monitor drinking water and recreational waters. We are part of the investigation team performing laboratory analysis in suspected foodborne outbreaks. We are certified to pack and ship biological and chemical agents in suspected bioterrorism incidents. We perform the Leptospira Microscopic Agglutination Test (MAT) and leptospira cultures.