DHMH Laboratories Administration Environmental Microbiology Division:
The goal of the Division of Environmental Microbiology is to protect Maryland’s food and drinking water supply. The Laboratory monitors the presence indicator microorganisms and water-borne and food-borne pathogens.
- Drinking water
- Swimming pools and natural bathing areas
- Sewage plants and effluents
- Foods, shellfish and dairy products
- Bioterrorism testing and biotoxin surveillance