TITLE

Initiative Yields Effective Anthrax Detection

PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Mar2005, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Report on the initiative conducted by AOAC International and funded by the departments of Defense and Homeland Security, that has approved two biodefense methods for the detection of Bacillus anthracis or anthrax. Rapid screening handheld assay intended to be used by first responders for the presumptive detection of anthrax; Procedure used to judge the accuracy of the result data; Laboratory- only scheme called the MIDI Sherlock Microbial Identification System that was subjected to a number of tests.
ACCESSION #
16502502

 

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