Volume 8, Number 10—October 2002
THEME ISSUE Bioterrorism-related Anthrax
Bacillus anthracis Aerosolization Associated with a Contaminated Mail Sorting Machine
Peter M. Dull* , Kathy E. Wilson*, Bill Kournikakis†, Ellen A.S. Whitney*, Camille A. Boulet†, Jim Y.W. Ho†, Jim Ogston†, Mel R. Spence†, Megan M. MacKenzie†, Maureen A. Phelan*, Tanja Popovic*, and David Ashford*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Defence Research and Development Canada, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada;
Figure 2. Bacillus anthracis air sampling: Slit Sampler Set A collected air samples for 10 minutes before and 10 min after the mail sorter was turned on. Slit Sampler Set B collected for 20 min during each period. Total air-flow rate, 33 L/min in both samplers.
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