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Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory Network

AR Lab Network 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.)

AR Lab Network Regional CRE Colonization Submission

*Preapproval of testing is required. Contact the AR Lab Network Core

AR Lab Network Expanded Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (ExAST)

*Preapproval of testing is required. Contact the AR Lab Network Core.
ExAST Fact Sheet

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


Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory Network Workshop

Program Updates

AR Lab Network

Fighting Antibiotic Resistance with Printing Technology

Wadsworth Center's Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Regional Laboratory was chosen by CDC as one of four labs in the AR Lab Network to serve as a pilot site, "printing" with new drugs rather than...

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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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