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Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods (ESAM) Program

Sampling and Analysis Plan Outline for Environmental Samples Potentially Containing Pathogens

This document provides information on the type of data input that will be needed to develop microbiological sampling and analysis plans (SAPs) for use during characterization, verification sampling, post decontamination sampling and/or waste characterization phases of an incident, research study, or exercise involving a pathogen of interest.

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