Accession Number : ADA570498


Title :   Feasibility of Wide-Area Decontamination of Bacillus anthracis Spores Using a Germination-Lysis Approach


Descriptive Note : Briefing charts


Corporate Author : LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LAB CA


Personal Author(s) : Kane, Staci ; Campbell, Chris G


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a570498.pdf


Report Date : 16 Nov 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 22


Abstract : This presentation covered background and problem, spore resistance to decontamination, current solutions, the Germination-Lysis approach, proof of concept, germination rate, relative costs, potential for scale-up, and challenges and possible solutions.


Descriptors :   *BACILLUS ANTHRACIS , *DECONTAMINATION , *SPORES , ANTHRAX , GERMINATION , LYSIS , OUTDOOR


Subject Categories : Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE