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Guide for the Selection of Biological Agent Detection Equipment for Emergency First Responders

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Author(s)

Alim A. Fatah, Richard D. Arcilesi, Tesema Chekol, Charlotte H. Lattin

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.
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Keywords

biological agents, detection, domestic preparedness, emergency first responders, protective equipment, toxins

Citation

Fatah, A. , Arcilesi, R. , Chekol, T. and Lattin, C. (2007), Guide for the Selection of Biological Agent Detection Equipment for Emergency First Responders, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=32499 (Accessed June 24, 2024)

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Created February 28, 2007, Updated October 12, 2021