U.S. EPA. Inactivation of Bacterial Bioterrorism Agents in Water: Summary of Seven Studies. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-12/521, 2012.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have conducted seven laboratory-based drinking water inactivation studies using non-disease causing surrogates for Bacillus anthracis and microbes that are CDC Category A or B agents and select agents. All have been identified as potential bioterrorism agents.