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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Literature Review for Anatoxin-A, Literature Review for Cylindrospermopsin, Literature Review for Microcystins, Literature Review for Saxitoxin, and Selected Biotoxin Methods

Author
item Zimba, Paul

Submitted to: Standardized Analytical Methods for Environmental Restoration Following Homeland Security Events EPA/600/R-07/015
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: December 1, 2006
Publication Date: February 28, 2007
Citation: Zimba, P. V., 2007. Literature Reference for Anatoxin-a, Literature Reference for Microcystins, Literature Reference for Cylindrospermopsins, Literature Reference for Saxitoxin, and Selected Biotoxin Methods. In: Standardized Analytical Methods for Environmental Restoration Following Homeland Security Events. The Office of Research and Development, National Homeland Security Research Center. Computer Sciences Corporation Alexandria, VA. Sections 8.2.13, p. 137; 8.2.16, p. 139; 8.2.19, p. 140; 8.2.20, p. 141; 8.2.22, p. 142; and Appendix D, 20 p., respectively. (Book Chapters)

Interpretive Summary: The U.S. EPA is responsible for determining methodologies needed in the event of a terrorist attack. Methodologies for cleaning up chemical agents, radioactive isotopes, biological agents, as well as toxins were formulated. This publication summarizes approved methodology for analysis methods.

Technical Abstract: Methodology was formulated for use in the event of a terrorist attack using a variety of chemical, radioactive, biological, and toxic agents. Standardized analysis procedures were determined for use should these events occur. This publication is annually updated.

Last Modified: 12/22/2014
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