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COVID19 Testing Services

Great Lakes Labs, LLC is providing molecular PCR genetic tests featuring two platforms.

Our test accurately detects the presence of the COVID-19 pathogen irrespective of the patient presenting symptoms.

Presently, we are collecting samples using 2 methods. 1.) Nasopharyngeal swab (a.k.a. nasal swab). 2.) Saliva

Pool Testing coming soon!

Testing is performed at our laboratory in Valparaiso, IN

Two (2) forms of the test are available:

  1. COVID-19 ONLY PCR TEST (reporting only the presence of the COVID-19 virus)

    This test is performed on the Agena Bioscience TOF platform.
    This platform is high throughput testing
    Test results are typically delivered and available in 24-48 hours.

  2. COVID-19+ PCR TEST (21 viruses and 3 bacteria including COVID19)

    This test is performed on Qiagen's Qiastat Dx platform.
    This test is purchased in single units with Same Day reporting.
    This platform must be collected using the Nasopharyngeal

On-site company collection is available for large groups.

GLL is a U.S. Health & Human Services (HHS) CLIA approved, high complexity laboratory and has been in business for 38 years.

GLL is an Indiana certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE).


At this time, GLL would like to inform all customers that we are experiencing supply disruptions. Our staff remains dedicated and our laboratory is open for business. If you are concerned about disruptions please call our laboratory directly at 219-464-8885.

Great Lakes Labs is committed to providing timely forensic services to all through accurate, valid, and unbiased testing, supporting agencies of the criminal justice system, coroner's office, private sector and medical legal systems. It is our commitment to influence positive change locally, regionally and nationally by promoting integrity, competency and leadership.

Drug Screening

Drug Screening

Drug abuse can be detected in biological fluids, tissue and hair. The time frame of detection varies, dependent upon the specimen. In fluids, detection time may vary from minutes up to 30 days, depending upon the drug used and consumption amounts.

Point of Care, Instant, and On-site devices for urine & saliva are available.

Forensic Testing

Forensic Testing

When cause of death analysis is required, you can rely on our laboratory to perform testing utilizing our scientific expertise. Sample analysis can be performed on post mortem fluids as well as tissues.

DNA and Paternity Testing

DNA/Paternity Testing

Our DNA services are useful for all legal purposes including child custody and support, social security, insurance, military, adoption, inheritance as well as sensitive personal and private matters. At our facility unequivocal client support, safe, non-invasive collection, and results in 14 days are standard.

Customer Portal

Client Portal

Results are available to our clients through our secure customer service portal 24/7.

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