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Wadsworth Center's Michael Perry Receives Two National Awards
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is pleased to announce the winners of its annual awards (page 32) for outstanding achievements in laboratory science, creative approaches to solving today’s public health challenges, and exemplary... read more
Biofilms of Mycobacterium smegmatis cells
Deciphering the sleep/wake cycle of ribosomes in mycobacteria
Infections with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb),  the etiological agent of tuberculosis (TB) in humans, are difficult to eradicate with antibiotics: a 6-month long multidrug regimen is necessary for the treatment of TB.  The drug recalcitrance of TB... read more
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FDA Coronavirus Fact Sheets
General Cross-Validation Plan SARS-CoV-2 Assay: EZ1 to eMAG and easyMag NY SARS-CoV-2 Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers - New York SARS-CoV-2 Real-time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel NY SARS-CoV-2 Fact Sheet for Patients - New York SARS-C0V-2 Real-time RT-PCR... read more
ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses
This list is developed based on responses to a weekly NYS DOH Laboratory SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Testing Capacity Survey. Those labs with the greatest excess capacity, and a current reported average turn-around time of less than 4 days, are listed each... read more
Information for laboratories including interim guidelines for collection, handling, and testing clinical specimens from patients under investigation and biosafety guidelines for handling and processing specimens associated with the novel coronavirus can... read more
The Wadsworth Center is staffed through the NYS Department of Health (DOH) and Health Research, Inc. (HRI). We encourage you to navigate to their respective pages if interested in a career at the Center. See what it's like to live and work here Open... read more