The Maryland Public Health Laboratory in Baltimore located at 1770 Ashland Avenue does not accept patients or provide phlebotomy service for specimen collection for testing. Please contact your healthcare provider or local Health Department to order Zika or related lab tests.
National Antibiotic Resistant monitoring bacteria in meat samples from FDA. The sanitarians pick up 80 meat samples per month and the food lab test these samples for antibiotic resistant Bacteria such as Salmonella, E.coli, and Campylobacter in meat products. According to the FDA the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS), established in 1996, is a collaborative program of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and state and local health departments. NARMS monitors antimicrobial susceptibility in selected enteric bacteria from humans, retail meats and food-producing animals. Objectives of NARMS are as below:
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