CDC and its lists of Bioterrorism Agents/Diseases

Updated 25/08/2016: CDC Link is now dead. I wonder why?
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/agentlist.asp
1/22/2015 CDC | Bioterrorism Agents/Diseases | Emergency Preparedness & Response
Pulished to encourage vigilance and awareness and NOT fearmongering!
A
Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) (/agent/anthrax/)
Arenaviruses (/agent/vhf/)

B
Bacillus anthracis (anthrax) (/agent/anthrax/)
Botulism (Clostridium botulinum toxin) (/agent/botulism/)
Brucella species (brucellosis) (/agent/brucellosis/)
Brucellosis (Brucella species) (/agent/brucellosis/)
Burkholderia mallei (glanders) (http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/glanders_g.htm)
Burkholderia pseudomallei (melioidosis) (http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/melioidosis_g.htm)

C
Chlamydia psittaci (psittacosis)
Cholera (Vibrio cholerae) (/agent/food/)
Clostridium botulinum toxin (botulism) (/agent/botulism/)
Clostridium perfringens (Epsilon toxin)
Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) (http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/qfever/index.htm)

E
Ebola virus hemorrhagic fever (/agent/vhf/)
E. coli O157:H7 (Escherichia coli) (/agent/food/)
Emerging infectious diseases such as Nipah virus and hantavirus
Epsilon toxin of Clostridium perfringens
Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli) (/agent/food/)

F
Food safety threats (e.g., Salmonella species, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Shigella) (/agent/food/)
Francisella tularensis (tularemia) (/agent/tularemia/)

G
Glanders (Burkholderia mallei) (http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/glanders_g.htm)

L
Lassa fever (/agent/vhf/)

M
Marburg virus hemorrhagic fever (/agent/vhf/)
Melioidosis (Burkholderia pseudomallei) (http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/melioidosis_g.htm)

P
Plague (Yersinia pestis) (/agent/plague/)
Psittacosis (Chlamydia psittaci)

Q
Q fever (Coxiella burnetii) (/agent/qfever/)
Ricin toxin from Ricinus communis (castor beans) (/agent/ricin/)
Rickettsia prowazekii (typhus fever)

S
Salmonella species (salmonellosis) (/agent/food/)
Salmonella Typhi (typhoid fever) (/agent/food/)
Salmonellosis (Salmonella species) (/agent/food/)
Shigella (shigellosis) (/agent/food/)
Shigellosis (Shigella) (/agent/food/)
Smallpox (variola major) (/agent/smallpox/)
Staphylococcal enterotoxin B

T
Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) (/agent/tularemia/)
Typhoid fever (Salmonella Typhi) (/agent/food/)
Typhus fever (Rickettsia prowazekii)

V
Variola major (smallpox) (/agent/smallpox/)
Vibrio cholerae (cholera) (/agent/food/)
Viral encephalitis (alphaviruses [e.g., Venezuelan equine encephalitis, eastern equine encephalitis, western equine encephalitis])
Viral hemorrhagic fevers (filoviruses [e.g., Ebola, Marburg] and arenaviruses [e.g., Lassa, Machupo]) (/agent/vhf/)

W
Water safety threats (e.g., Vibrio cholerae, Cryptosporidium parvum)

Y
Yersinia pestis (plague) (/agent/plague/)

1/22/2015 CDC | Bioterrorism Agents/Diseases | Emergency Preparedness & Response
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/agentlist.asp

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