Medical Examiners Coroners and Biologic Terrorism A Guidebook for Surveillance and Case Management
Nolte, K., Hanzlick, R., Payne, D., et al. (2004). Medical Examiners, Coroners, and Biologic Terrorism: A Guidebook for Surveillance and Case Management. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 53(RR08):1-27.
This report provides information that can help medical examiners and coroners understand their roles in bioterrorism surveillance and response. It provides details on biological threats and laboratory testing procedures, biosafety concerns related to conducting autopsies and dealing with contaminants, and coordination with partners in surveillance, data analysis, evidence collection, and communications.