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Anticonvulsants, see Seizures and anticonvulsants

Antidotes, see Drugs, antidotes/antitoxins

Antiinflammatory agents, 127

Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, 17, 168

APA, see American Psychiatric Association; American Psychological Association

Argentine hemorrhagic fever, 146

Argonne National Laboratory, 81, 179

Assays, 5, 6, 44, 64, 72, 73, 79, 96, 145-146, 189

probe technologies, 80-83, 85-86

transducer technologies, 80, 83-86

see also Immunoassays

ASTM, see American Society for Testing and Materials

Atmospheric dispersion models, 179-182, 183, 193

ATP, see Adenosine 5'-triphosphate

Atropine methonitrate, 116, 121, 122

Atropine sulfate, 113, 114-115, 116, 121, 241

ATSDR, see Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Automatic Chemical Agent Detection Alarm, 57

B

Battle Dress Overgarment (BDO), 38, 224

BChE, see Butyrylcholinesterase

ß-chlorovinyldichloroarsine, see Lewisite

Benzodiazepines, see Diazepam; Lorazepam; Midazolam

Biological agents and warfare, general

broad spectrum defenses, 158-161

chemical vs, 13-14

civilian response capabilities, current, 23-28

committee's approach, 2, 20-21

computer applications, 12

decontamination, 106-107

detection and measurement, 66-71, 78-96, 234-238, 255

list of, 263-264

nonspecific defenses, 10, 131, 158-161, 192

personal protective equipment, 41-42

surveillance and investigation, 66-74

terrorism scenarios considered, 21-22

see also Clinical diagnoses; Covert exposures of population; Drugs, antibiotics; Vaccines; specific agents

Biological Integrated Detection System (BIDS), 86-87

Biological Weapons Act of 1989, 16

Biological Weapons Convention, 16

Blister agents, 48, 52, 53, 54, 55, 58

see also Lewisite; Sulfur mustard

Blood agents and tests

biological, 78, 86, 89

chemical, 51, 52, 54, 60-64 (passim), 72, 76

see also Cyanide

Bolivian hemorrhagic fever, 146

Botulism, 9, 10, 21, 76, 83, 131, 148-152, 162, 163, 192, 245, 258

Breathing apparatus, see Masks, filtering; Respirators

Brucellosis, 11, 21, 72, 136-137, 163, 193, 245

Bubblers and impingers, 89-90

Butyrylcholinesterase, 118, 121, 122, 242

C

Calcium chelators, 124

Canadian Bacterial Disease Network, 69, 232

Capillary gas chromatography, 61

Carbamates, 115

Carboxyesterase, 122

CBDCOM, see Chemical Biological Defense Command

CBIRF, see Chemical Biological Incident Response Force

CBMS, see Chemical Biological Mass Spectrometer

CBNP, see Chemical and Biological Nonproliferation Program

C/B-RRT, see Chemical/Biological Rapid Response Team

CBWCA, see Chemical and Biological Weapons Control Act of 1991

CCHP, see Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever

CCP, see Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program

Center for Mental Health Services, 167

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 26, 37, 190

biological agents, 30, 149

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