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Bioterrorism

  1. Timothy J. Sheeran

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env119

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Sheeran, T. J. 2003. Bioterrorism. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • History of biological warfare

  • Biological agent characteristics

  • Dispersion methods

  • Agroterrorism: The biological threat to plants and animals

  • Environmental sampling

  • Combating bioterrorism

Keywords:

  • agroterrorism;
  • anthrax;
  • biological warfare;
  • bioterrorism;
  • brucellosis and bioterrorism;
  • Ebola virus in bioterrorism;
  • Marburg virus in bioterrorism;
  • smallpox virus in bioterrorism;
  • toxins, microbial;
  • tularemia and bioterrorism;
  • venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEE) in bioterrorism;
  • Vibrio cholerae in bioterrorism;
  • Yersinia pestis in bioterrorism