bioterrorism agent

bioterrorism agent

A pathogen which Project BioShield has relegated to its “A” list of pathogens, which have the greatest potential for use as biological weapons.
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Micro cantilever technique has grabbed eyeballs for it can be aptly applied in applications such as detecting the bioterrorism agent anthrax, monitoring of DNA-binding proteins, weigh individual vaccine viruses and analysis of biomarkers.
Given its impact, it is little wonder that Cryptosporidium is treated as a bioterrorism agent, and the European Water Directive insists on shutting down the distribution plants should the oocysts be found in drinking water.
perfringens as Category B bioterrorism agent. Most of the outbreaks of food poisoning by these bacteria occur when the large amount of food is prepared and kept warm for longer time as in the cafeteria, prisons, nursing homes or catering events.
The Ebola virus is a zoonotic, nosocomial, and priority bioterrorism agent that is categorized under the rubric "viral hemorrhagic fevers (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2013, 2015; Institute of Medicine, 2009)." In this article, we examine the personal protective equipment (PPE) utilized in U.S.
"After 10 years of operation, we don't still know if the current BioWatch technology can detect an aerosolized bioterrorism agent in a real-world environment," he added.
The FDA considers Bacillus anthracis to be a category A bioterrorism agent, posing the greatest possible threat to humans.
Plague is a Category A potential bioterrorism agent. Human infections are rare but can be life-threatening.
To provide LRN sentinel laboratories with a realistic bioterrorism agent challenge exercise.
Baylisascaris procyonis possesses certain characteristics that could make it a potential bioterrorism agent: 1) It is very easy to acquire and there is no short supply.
tularensis is notorious for infecting laboratory workers and is a potential bioterrorism agent. The bacterium includes 4 biovars, with the pathogenic type A recently shown to consist of at least 2 subtypes in North America.
As of yet no city has developed a workable plan that would get supplies to the public in time to counter the effects of the bioterrorism agent. A proposal to use the US Postal Service to distribute supplies from the airport to the community has been put forth.
David Satcher has considered this, and says, "In a country where there are so many people who don't have a personal physician, who don't have access to health care, if somebody wants to attack us using that kind of weapon, a virus or other bioterrorism agent is going to spread rapidly because people there are not going to have ready access to health care."