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Bioterrorism - Agents of Concern


Close-up of smallpox pustules found on the thigh of a patient during the sixth day of the rash. Smallpox EM
Biofurcated Needle

CDC "Evaluating Patients for Smallpox"

If a sample cannot be ruled out for smallpox by referencing the "Evaluating Patients for Smallpox" poster, or if there is a suspected adverse reaction to a smallpox vaccination, please contact the Epidemiology Section of DHHS to make arrangements for testing at the N.C. State Lab of Public Health.

SLPH Bioterrorism Information