Guidance on the Inventory of Select Agents and Toxins

The US select agent regulations require an accurate and current inventory for: each select agent held in long-term storage, any animals or plants exposed to or infected with a select agent, as well as each toxin held. This guidance document provides additional information to regulated entities in meeting these requirements.

Persistence of Categories A and B Select Agents in Environmental Matrices

This report provides a literature review of the state of scientific knowledge about US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-listed Category A agents (B. anthracis vegetative cells, Yersinia pestis, Francisella tularensis), and several Category B agents (Brucella species, Burkholderia pseudomallei, Coxiella burnetti, and viral encephalitis and hemorrhagic fever agents such as Ebola and Marburg).