San Diego Reference Laboratory was first licensed in January of 1988 as a commercial clinical laboratory. The founding purpose was to provide clinical and toxicological laboratory services to the law enforcement community, private industry for pre-employment drug testing and treatment clinics.
Initially, the laboratory was housed in a 750 square foot building serving the laboratory needs of five methadone drug testing programs. Today the laboratory occupies over 30,000 square feet of space and utilizes state of the art instrumentation and computerization. Our service area extends throughout the country with clients located in thirty-one states