KEPHIS has several stations equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories which are involved in the regulation of plant health testing and the regulation of the quality of agricultural inputs. The stations include the KEPHIS headquarters, which houses the Analytical Chemistry Labs (ACL) as well as Plant Health Labs. The Plant Quarantine and Biosecurity Station houses five plant health labs and associated facilities such as greenhouses and soil sterilization units. KEPHIS Nakuru houses both the National Seed Testing Labs and Plant Health Labs.
KEPHIS Virology laboratory has capacity to analyze numerous plant viruses. This is achieved through different approaches which include Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assays (NCM, DAS-ELISA, TAS-ELISA and Immuno strips kits), mechanical inoculation, grafting, grow-out tests and molecular techniques.