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Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods (ESAM) Program

Protocol for Detection of Bacillus anthracis in Environmental Samples


U.S. EPA. [December 2012] “Protocol for Detection of Bacillus anthracis in Environmental Samples During the Remediation Phase of an Anthrax Event” EPA/600/R-12/577.


Sample Preparation and Analysis Method


EPA’s Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery (SAM) lists this method for analysis of Bacillus anthracis in aerosols, surface wipes or swabs, drinking water and post decontamination waste water sample types.

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