Lab Assessment of Antibiotic Resistance Testing Capacity (LAARC)

Use LAARC For

  • Self-assessment of technical deficiencies
  • Facilitating a standardized external assessment of AR laboratory networks

LAARC is a laboratory assessment tool for use in clinical bacteriology laboratories in low- and middle-income countries.

It helps laboratories identify and correct laboratory practices that contribute to inaccurate antibiotic resistance (AR) data.

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