(1) Every person, firm or corporation operating or maintaining a laboratory in which body fluids, secretions or excretions are examined for the determination of the presence or absence of an infectious agent in the material examined or in the person or animal from which it was secured shall register annually with the department, giving the name of such laboratory, its location and the name of the person or persons owning or operating the same.
(2) All laboratories doing public health work in the state of Montana shall register with the department. Such laboratories which meet the standards of the department shall be listed as suitable for the tests required under Title 40, chapter 1, part 2, MCA, relating to marriage licenses, and shall be designated as approved laboratories.
History: Sec. 40-1-206 and 50-1-202, MCA; IMP, Sec. 40-1-206 and 50-1-202, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; TRANS, from DHES, 2001 MAR p. 2246.