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Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory Network

ARLN Regional Lab testing takes place in both the Bacteriology Laboratory and the Mycology Laboratory (Candida)

Northeast Regional Isolate Submission (CT, ME, MA, NH, NJ, RI, VT and NYC)

  • Submit discordant CRE/CRPA after initial testing, pan-resistant CRE/CRPA, MDR Acinetobacter baumanii, emerging antibiotic-resistant bacteria including mcr-1 and mcr-2 containing bacteria.
  • Complete the Infectious Diseases Requisition Form. (Please fill in “AMR ID” in the other section.) 

New York State Isolate Submission 

  • NYS CRE/CRPA isolate submission should include CRE, CRPA, pan-resistant CRE/CRPA, MDR Acinetobacter baumanii, emerging antibiotic-resistant bacteria including mcr-1 and mcr-2 containing bacteria.
  • Complete the Infectious Diseases Requisition Form. (Please fill in “AMR ID” in the other section.)

ARLN Regional CRE Colonization Submission

*Preapproval of testing is required. Contact the ARLN Core

Learn more about the role of Wadsworth Center's ARLN Core in the national Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory Network.


Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory Network Workshop

Program Updates


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