EPA Science Inventory

On the Use of Bacillus thuringiensis as a Surrogate for Bacillus anthracis in Aerosol Research

Citation:

U.S. EPA. On the Use of Bacillus thuringiensis as a Surrogate for Bacillus anthracis in Aerosol Research. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R/12/596, 2012.

Description:

Report

Purpose/Objective:

The primary focus of this effort is to compare the physical properties of spores of B. anthracis and B. thuringiensis that impact their movement in air, including size, shape, density, surface morphology, structure and hydrophobicity.

URLs/Downloads:

On the Use of Bacillus thuringiensis as a Surrogate for Bacillus anthracis in Aerosol Research   (PDF,NA pp, 4917 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Projected Completion Date: 09/17/2012
Record Last Revised: 06/14/2013
Record Created: 09/17/2012
Record Released: 09/17/2012
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 246379

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY RESEARCH CENTER

DECON AND CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION