EPA Science Inventory

Environmental Persistence of Vegetative Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis

Citation:

U.S. EPA. Environmental Persistence of Vegetative Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-14/150, 2014.

Description:

Report

Purpose/Objective:

This study evaluated the persistence of vegetative B. anthracis (Ames) cells and Yersinia pestis on several materials, under a range of environmental conditions, including simulated sunlight.

URLs/Downloads:

ENVIRONMENTAL PERSISTENCE OF VEGETATIVE BACILLUS ANTHRACIS AND YERSINIA PESTIS.PDF   (PDF,NA pp, 1535 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Start Date: 07/08/2014
Completion Date: 07/08/2014
Record Last Revised: 09/09/2014
Record Created: 07/08/2014
Record Released: 07/08/2014
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 280515

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY RESEARCH CENTER

DECON AND CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION