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Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory Network Submission Guidelines

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

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

Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory Network Workshop

Program Updates

ARLN Workshop

Wadsworth Center Trains Laboratorians from Seven States to Test for Antimicrobial Resistance

Members of Wadsworth Center’s Bacteriology Laboratory, along with a guest lecturer from the CDC, provided a 2-day classroom and hands-on workshop in culture, susceptibility and DNA detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria for 12 laboratory professionals from 7 state public health laboratories...

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