Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals | Kathy Kliebert, Secretary

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LADDL/OPH Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System

Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (LADDL)
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Antimicrobial Classes  (Read a description of each type of antimicrobial agent.  This section includes an overview of the substance's characteristics, a brief discussion of problems with resistance and a summary of expected effectiveness for each antimicrobial routinely evaluated in sensitivity testing at LADDL.)

Antimicrobial Sensitivity Profiles and Trends  (The figures in this section illustrate the sensitivity profile for each microbe genera/antimicrobial combination.  Each species group is listed separately.  Statistically significant trends are also described in graphic form.)                                          

Microbiological Makeup of Common Infections


Primary Contact Information:

Veterinary Program: Gary A. Balsamo, DVM, MPH&TM

1450 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

Telephone: (504) 568-8315    1(800) 256-2748
Fax: (504) 568-8290