Army Revving Up Plans to Begin Acquiring New Bio-Surveillance Systems

July 2011
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;7/20/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 15, p7
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The article reports that the U.S. Army is considering to acquire new biological surveillance systems. According to the Army's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Biosciences Division chief Peter Emanuel, there is a need for detection systems both domestically and globally. The Army is considering bio-surveillance systems based on four scenarios of use which include man portable and field use, diagnostic lab or point of care use, mobile and field labs, and high-sensitivity, high-throughput analytical lab.


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