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Method development for optimum recovery of Yersinia pestis from transport media and swabs
U.S. EPA, AND CDC. Method development for optimum recovery of Yersinia pestis from transport media and swabs. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-12/620, 2012.
The primary goal of this project was to determine the best combination of sampling swab, pre-moistening agent, transport media, and extraction method for a high efficiency recovery of Y. pestis and F. tularensis vegetative cells.
URLs/Downloads:METHOD DEVELOPMENT FOR OPTIMUM RECOVERY OF YERSINIA PESTIS FROM TRANSPORT MEDIA AND SWABS (PDF,NA pp, 862 KB, about PDF)
Record Details:Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Organization:U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY RESEARCH CENTER
THREAT AND CONSEQUENCE ASSESSMENT DIVISION