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The Northeast Regional Tuberculosis DNA Fingerprinting Laboratory

The Northeast Regional Tuberculosis (TB) DNA Fingerprinting Laboratory was established at the Wadsworth Center in 1992. An original member of the National TB Genotyping and Surveillance Network, the laboratory analyzes Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains by a variety of genetic typing methods.

Our laboratory collaborates with other laboratories and institutions in and outside the United States. Researchers interested in collaborating may contact Dr. Vincent Escuyer at the link below.

Members of the Laboratory:
Vincent Escuyer, Ph.D., - Director
Michael McGarry - Senior Technician