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This website publishes administrative rules on their effective dates, as designated by the adopting state agencies, colleges, and universities.

Rule 3701-49-01.1 | Fees for laboratory services (variable fees).


(A) Unless exempted under paragraph (B) or (C) of rule 3701-49-01 of the Administrative Code, the director of health shall charge and collect a fee for each parameter or group of parameters in the bacteriological, chemical, or radiological analyses of environmental samples or the toxicological analysis of body fluid as set forth in this rule.

(1) Radiological testing of environmental samples

Radioactivity COST
Gross alpha (non-potablewater)$35.00
Gross alpha and beta smears (decommissioning projects,etc.)35.00
Gross alpha (air filter)100.00
Gross alpha(soil)100.00
Gross beta (non-potable water)100.00
Tritium (liquid scintillation counting)30.00
Gross alpha and beta (milk, soil, sediment, vegetation, etc.)85.00
Gamma scan (non-potable water, charcoal cartridge,airfilters) 75.00
Gamma scan (milk) 45.00
Gamma scan (soil, sediment,vegetation, fish, meat [boneless samples, not whole animals]) 95.00
Radium 226 and Radium 228 (Gamma scan followingtwenty-one day incubation period)150.00

(2) Genetic, endocrine and metabolic screening of newborn infants

Newborn screen $48.30**

**This fee is in addition to the fee collected pursuant to rule 3701-55-20 of the Administrative Code.

(3) Microbiology testing

(a) General bacteriology unit

Stool-positive 15.00
Stool-negative 12.00
Food screen 50.00
Sero-group-Shigella 10.00
Sero-group- Salmonella25.00*
Sero-group- Neisseriameningitis20.00*

(b) Virus isolation unit

Rabies examination $ 30.00
HIV WesternBlot32.50

(c) Special microbiology unit

Botulism $ 40.00
Legionnaires-cultures 30.00*

(d) Mycology/parasitology unit

DFA for Giardia and Cryptosporidium$10.00
Stool-parasitology 15.00

(e) Mycobacteriology

Clinicalmaterial-mycobacteriology $ 20.00
Smear-mycobacteriology 7.50
Drug sensitivity (mycobac.) 20.00

* exempt for pure cultures

(B) In cases when it is necessary or desirable for the department of health laboratory to perform a test that falls within one of the general categories specified in paragraph (A)(1), (A)(2), or (A)(3) of this rule, but for which no fee has been established by this rule, the director of health may establish and charge a reasonable fee for the test. A fee established under this paragraph shall remain in effect for no longer than one hundred eighty days or until a fee is established by rule of the director, whichever occurs first.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3701.221
Amplifies: 3701.221, 3701.501
Five Year Review Date: 6/3/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 10/1/1982, 8/1/1985, 8/8/1991 (Emer.), 10/4/1991, 11/13/1992, 7/12/1993, 1/26/2002, 11/15/2004, 8/30/2006, 3/28/2011, 7/29/2013, 7/1/2016