Bioterrorism and the Role of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Wagar, E. (2016). Bioterrorism and the Role of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory. Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 29(1):175-189 .
This article provides an overview of the history of bioterrorism, the development of the Laboratory Response Network, and the important role of clinical microbiology labs in supporting response efforts. The author reviews agents that pose a high risk of occupational exposure and discusses the importance of risk assessments and management resources such as templates and checklists to worker safety and laboratory performance.