Review Article| Volume 26, ISSUE 2, P515-540, June 2006

Anatomic Laboratory and Forensic Aspects of Biological Threat Agents

      The twentieth century witnessed an increase in terrorist awareness of biologic agents as potential weapons, and by the dawn of the twenty-first century it became clear that terrorists intend to use biologic agents. This situation dictates development of terrorism preparedness and planning for response at multiple levels, including recognition of the role of surgical pathology, cytology, and forensic examination in combating the potential bioterrorist.
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