5.1. Tracing Bioagents – a Vibrational Spectroscopic Approach for a Fast and Reliable Identification of Bioagents

  1. John M. Chalmers3,
  2. Howell G. M. Edwards4 and
  3. Michael D. Hargreaves5
  1. P. Rösch1,
  2. U. Münchberg1,
  3. S. Stöckel1 and
  4. J. Popp1,2

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119962328.ch5a

Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science

Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science

How to Cite

Rösch, P., Münchberg, U., Stöckel, S. and Popp, J. (2012) Tracing Bioagents – a Vibrational Spectroscopic Approach for a Fast and Reliable Identification of Bioagents, in Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science (eds J. M. Chalmers, H. G. M. Edwards and M. D. Hargreaves), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119962328.ch5a

Editor Information

  1. 3

    VS Consulting, Stokesley, UK

  2. 4

    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK

  3. 5

    Thermo Scientific Portable Optical Analyzers, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Wilmington, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Physical Chemistry, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Helmholtzweg Jena, Germany

  2. 2

    Institute of Photonic Technology e. V. (IPHT), Jena, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470749067

Online ISBN: 9781119962328

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Keywords:

  • vibrational spectroscopy, in fast, reliable bioagent identification;
  • bio-warfare, agents, odourless, tasteless, staying undetected for long;
  • biological agents, bacteria, viruses, rickettsiae, fungi, and biotoxins;
  • rapid detection, identification, molecular biological methods, PCR and ISH;
  • fast, sensitive detection of bioagents, and compact, field-portable equipment;
  • field of bioagents, sensing modalities based on vibrational spectroscopy;
  • direct analysis of viral DNA, RNA with SERS techniques, an easy approach;
  • micro-organism identification, more rapid than comparable analysis methods;
  • vibrational spectroscopy, universal in sensing biological substances

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Toxins

  • Viruses

  • Bacteria

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgement

  • References