Identification

Name

Laboratory Response Network

Short name

LRN

Status

Active

Category

Collective

People
(1) Laura Jevitt, Microbiologist, lgj9@cdc.gov
Organizations
(1) Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
(2) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(3) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Created

2014-07-08 22:05:50+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 21:59:23.890704+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The LRN is charged with the task of maintaining an integrated network of state and local public health, federal, military, and international laboratories that can respond to bioterrorism, chemical terrorism and other public health emergencies. The LRN has also expanded into Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, South Korea, and Mexico.

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Early detection
Year start

1999

URL http://www.bt.cdc.gov/lrn/
Related system
(1) Integrated Consortium of Laboratory Networks (ICLN)
(2) Laboratory Response Network Results Messenger (LRN RM)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
(2) Australia
(3) Canada
(4) Mexico
(5) United Kingdom
Geography

No

Disease properties
(1) Select agents or toxins

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records
(2) Laboratory Records