Bacterial & viral agents of concern: HP60-7/2005E-PDF

Provides information on transmission, incubation period, typical signs and symptoms, potential for weaponization, precautions/personal protective equipment, recommended shipping guidelines, laboratory information for the following bacterial and viral agents: anthrax, brucella, tularemia, plague, ricin, botulinum toxin, Staphylococcus Enterotoxin B, small pox, and viral hemorrhagic fever. Concludes with recommended environmental sampling supplies, list of Tier 2 and Tier 3 laboratories in Canada, and websites of interest.

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Department/Agency Public Health Agency of Canada.
Title Bacterial & viral agents of concern
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Cover title. "Produced by National Microbiology Laboratory and Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, in cooperation with the Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network, for use by the Joint CBRN Response Team"--p. [24]. "January 2005"--p. [24]. Issued also in French under title: Agents bactériens et viraux considérés comme dangereux.
Date 2005.
Number of Pages [24] p. :
Catalogue Number
  • HP60-7/2005E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number TrainingCards2005-02-03.indd 1
Subject Terms Infectious diseases