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Bioterrorism and Public Health Safety Concerns: Testing for Toxins and Infectious Agents

Bioterrorism and Public Health Safety Concerns: Testing for Toxins and Infectious Agents is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
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Common Use:
To assist in confirming the diagnosis of infection or poisoning in cases of accidental or intentional exposure to agents of high risk to public health safety.

Specimen:
The facility or testing laboratory should be contacted regarding specimen collection requirements.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Disease specific) Negative findings for the organism or toxin of interest; negative serology; negative PCR.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Bioterrorism and Public Health Safety Concerns: Testing for Toxins and Infectious Agents." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425433/all/Bioterrorism_and_Public_Health_Safety_Concerns:_Testing_for_Toxins_and_Infectious_Agents.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Bioterrorism and Public Health Safety Concerns: Testing for Toxins and Infectious Agents. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425433/all/Bioterrorism_and_Public_Health_Safety_Concerns:_Testing_for_Toxins_and_Infectious_Agents. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Bioterrorism and Public Health Safety Concerns: Testing for Toxins and Infectious Agents. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425433/all/Bioterrorism_and_Public_Health_Safety_Concerns:_Testing_for_Toxins_and_Infectious_Agents
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Bioterrorism and Public Health Safety Concerns: Testing for Toxins and Infectious Agents [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425433/all/Bioterrorism_and_Public_Health_Safety_Concerns:_Testing_for_Toxins_and_Infectious_Agents.
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