Center of Reference Laboratories oranizaciono a technical unit that unites all PHI IPH labs in April. Laboratory segment of activities and tasks of IPH specified in the Public Health of the Republic of Macedonia is fully realized in the center of reference laboratories. The organization, tasks, powers and responsibilities of employees reguliratni Statute (modification, February 2009) and the Regulation on internal organization and systematization of jobs PHI IPH RM (modification, July 2009).
Laboratory tests are performed in accordance with applicable national and international standards and regulations, taking into constant concern for the needs and requirements of korisncite and continuously increase the level of reliability of the results.

Quality in performing laboratory analysis at the Center of Reference Laboratories is provided by developing and following agreed professional standards and guidelines, continuing professional development of staff in the field of public health, implementation and maintenance of laboratory management system and accreditation of laboratories.

Center of Reference Laboratories is composed

1 Biological Laboratory

Laboratory for receipt of biological materials, preparation of maps and disposal of infectious waste
Laboratory of Bacteriology and antimicrobial resistance
Laboratory of Virology and Molecular Diagnostics
Laboratory of Parasitology
Laboratory for sanitary microbiology
Hematological Laboratory – biochemical tests
2 Chemical Laboratories

Laboratory test food quality
Labratorija test the waters
Laboratory for contaminants and eco-toxicology
Laboratory testing of metals
Laboratory examination of the health safety of the items for general use
3 Radiological Laboratories

Laboratory for Radioecology
Laboratory for ionizing radiation
Laboratory for ionizing radiation