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Antimicrobial Resistance & GENomic Typing (ARGENT)

Scientific Lead: Dr Mandy Wootton

Clinical Lead: Dr Lim Jones


  • Focus on bacterial pathogens responsible for HCAI and linked to AMR
  • Develop and validate a complete sequencing pipeline
  • Lead into delivery of a reference service for Wales
    • Focus on typing for outbreak support
  • Year 1 focus
    • Acinetobacter baumannii
    • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    • Carbapenemase producing Enterobacterales