Those infectious agents that would produce the worst casualties if they were to be released in a biological attack on a population. The Category A agents include: anthrax, botulism, Ebola virus, Lassa virus, plague, smallpox, and tularemia.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Category a Agents (of Bioterrorism)." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729995/all/Category_A_Agents__of_bioterrorism_.
Category A Agents (of bioterrorism). In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729995/all/Category_A_Agents__of_bioterrorism_. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Category A Agents (of bioterrorism). (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729995/all/Category_A_Agents__of_bioterrorism_
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