|Address||1, rue Louis Rech
|Tags||diagnostics, Laboratoire National de Santé, Luxembourg|
The LNS – the national health laboratory is a public institution – was created by the Law of 7 August 2012 and is operating under the care of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg. It is organized in a multidisciplinary institute that includes, alongside an administrative department, four scientific divisions, each comprising services related to the fields of medicine, forensic medicine, microbiology and official control analyzes.
The LNS is developing analytical activities and scientific expertise related to the prevention, diagnosis and monitoring of human diseases; assuming the role of a national control or reference laboratory and ensuring forensic missions. The institute also contributes to the development, harmonization and promotion of laboratory technical methods, in close collaboration with local and international laboratories. As part of its duties, the LNS also develops research and teaching activities.