New Mexico State Laboratory, New Mexico

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The main laboratory complex of the state of New Mexico's Department of Health, which regularly conducts tests concerning public health and safety. The laboratory examines cases related to infectious diseases, hazardous materials, and environmental contaminants, as well as criminal cases involving drug or alcohol use, and provides scientific and medical consultations and support services to health and environmental agencies throughout the state. The New Mexico State Scientific Laboratories are located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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