CDC Category B biologic agents

CDC Cat·e·go·ry B bi·o·log·ic a·gents

(kat'ĕ-gōr'ē bī-ŏ-loj'ik ā'jĕnts)
Those biologic agents and toxins considered by the CDC to represent the second highest-priority agents by reason of their moderate ease of dissemination, their potential for producing moderate morbidity rates and low mortality rates, and their requiring specific enhancements of CDC's diagnostic capacity and enhanced disease surveillance.