The Zika ThreatASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak.
In coordination with the CDC and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), the ASM has updated protocols designed to offer Laboratory Response Network (LRN) Sentinel Level Clinical Laboratories standardized, practical methods and techniques to rule out microorganisms suspected as agents of bioterrorism, or to refer specimens to public health laboratories for confirmation.
If you have any questions about the guidelines please contact the Office of Public Affairs.
Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis)
BT Readiness Plan (.PDF)
BT Readiness Plan (Word File)
Novel Influenza Viruses
Packing and Shipping
Plague (Yersinia pestis)
Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B
Tularemia (Francisella tularensis)