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Bioterrorism Response and Emerging Agents

The Bioterrorism Response and Emerging Agents (BREA) Section of The North Texas Regional Laboratory is dedicated to providing culture-based and rapid molecular testing for agents of bioterrorism. The laboratory is also committed to the surveillance, testing and assay development for detection of emerging agents such as novel variants of influenza, other respiratory viruses and mosquito-borne diseases.

The BREA Section serves the following 33 counties: Archer, Baylor, Brown, Callahan, Clay, Coleman, Comanche, Cooke, Denton, Eastland, Erath, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, Hood, Jack, Johnson, Jones, Knox, Montague, Palo Pinto, Parker, Runnels, Shackleford, Somerville, Stephens, Tarrant, Taylor, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise and Young.

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The North Texas Regional Laboratory

Bioterrorism Response & Emerging Agents Section

817-321-4774

817-321-4755