The Laboratory is accredited to International Standard ISO 17025 "General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories". This scope covers the food, water and environmental testing service provided by the laboratory. The Public Health Laboratory is a designated Official EU testing laboratory for food and water.
It is also accredited to ISO 15189 for its enteric scope, which is the International standard for testing in medical laboratories. These accreditations are awarded by the Irish National Accreditation Board ( www.inab.ie ) who conduct an annual surveillance visit to the laboratory.
The PHL provides a National VTEC Reference Service for clinical samples.
Here is the link to the INAB website for the ISO 17025 scope -http://www.inab.ie/FileUpload/Testing/Public-Health-Laboratory-Dublin-101T.pdf
Here is the link to the INAB website for the ISO 15189 scope – http://www.inab.ie/FileUpload/Medical-Testing/Public-Health-Laboratory-HSE-Dublin-Mid-Leinster.pdf