TITLE

CDC requires labs to report on potential bioterror agents

PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
AHA News;8/26/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 33, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on requirement imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on health facilities with regard to reporting agents with potential for bioterrorism. Details of the requirement.
ACCESSION #
7273674

 

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