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|Author(s):||Alim A. Fatah; Richard D. Arcilesi; Tesema Chekol; Charlotte H. Lattin;|
|Title:||Guide for the Selection of Biological Agent Detection Equipment for Emergency First Responders|
|Published:||March 01, 2007|
|Abstract:||In recognizing the needs of state and local emergency first responders, the Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) at NIST is developing biological detection equipment guides, through funding provided by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This guide focuses on specifically assisting the emergency first responder communication in the understanding of biological agent detection equipment.|
|Citation:||U.S. Department of Homeland Security|
|Keywords:||biological agents,detection,domestic preparedness,emergency first responders,protective equipment,toxins|
|Research Areas:||Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity, Chemical/Biological/Radiological/Nuclear/Explosives (CBRNE)|
|PDF version:||Click here to retrieve PDF version of paper (6MB)|