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Appendix B

Biological Agents

Potential biological warfare agents and their effects are depicted in Table B-1 below.

Table B-1. Potential Biological Warfare Agents.

Table B-1. Potential Biological Warfare Agents (Continued).

Table B-2. Lethality and Rate of Action of Selected Toxins.

Figure B-1. Decay Rate, Anthrax, Relative Humidity < 50%.

Figure B-2. Decay Rate, Anthrax, Relative Humidity > 50%.

Figure B-3. Decay Rate, Botulinum Toxin, Relative Humidity < 50%.

Figure B-4. Decay Rate, Botulinum Toxin, Relative Humidity > 50%.

Country Codes for Sample Reports

This section defines current country codes. Geographical areas are listed in alphabetical order. These codes are used inconjunction with the biological sampling form depicted in Appendix C.

COUNTRY                                       COUNTRY
                                                 CODE

Afghanistan AF Albania AL Algeria AG American Samoa AQ Andorra AN Angola AO Anguilla AV Antarctica AY Antigua AC Argentina AR Australia (Including Ashmore, Cartier and Coral Sea Islands Territory) AS Austria AU Bahamas,The BF Bahrain BA Bangladesh BG Barbados BB Belgium BE Belize BH Benin (Formerly Dahomey) DM Berlin WB Bermuda BD Bhutan BT Bolivia BL Botswana BC Bouvet Island BV Brazil BR British Indian Ocean Territory IO British Solomon Island BP British Virgin Islands VI Brunei BX Bulgaria BU Burma BM Burundi BY Cameroon CM Canada XA Cape Verde CV Cayman Islands CJ Central African Republic CT Chad CD Chile CI China CH Christmas Island KT Cocos (Keeling Islands) CK Columbia CO Comoro Islands (Including Mayotte) CN Congo CF Cook Islands (Including Society Islands) CW Costa Rica CS Cuba CU Cyprus CY Czechoslovakia CZ Denmark DA Djibouti DJ Dominica DO Dominican Republic DR Equador EC Egypt EG El Salvador ES Equatorial Guinea EK Ethiopia ET Faeroe Islands FO Falkland Islands (Islands Malvinas) FA Fiji FJ Finland FI France (Including Corsica) FR French Guiana FG French Polynesia FP French So. and Antarctic Islands FS Gabon GB Gambia GA Germany, Federal Republic IFRG) GE Ghana GH Gibraltar GI Gilbert and Ellis Islands (Including Phoenix, Central and Southern Line Islands) GS Greece GR Greenland GL Grenada GJ Guadeloupe GP Guam GQ Guatemala GT Guinea GV Guinea-Bissau PU Guyana GY Haiti HA Heard Island and McDonald Islands (Including Kerguelen, Prince Edward and Croizet Islands) HM Honduras HQ Hong Kong HK Hungary HU Iceland IC India (Including Sikkim, Laccidive, Andam and Nicobar Islands) IN Indonesia ID Iran IR Iraq IZ Iraq-Saudi Arabia Neutral Zone IY Ireland EI Israel IS Italy IT Ivory Coast IV Jamaica (Including Morant Island and Pedro Cayo Island) JM Japan JA Johnston Atoll JQ Jordan JO Kampuchea (Formerly Cambodia) CBW Kenya KE Korea, Democratic People's Republic KN Korea, Republic of KS Kuwait KU Laos LA Lebanon LE Lesotho LT Liberia LI Libya LY Liechtenstein LS Luxembourg LU Macao MC Madagascar (Malagasy Republic) MA Malawi MI Malaysia MY Maldive Islands MV Mali ML Malta MT Martinique MB Mauritania MR Mauritius (Including Chagos Island and Rodriguez Island) MP Mexico MX Midway Islands MQ Monaco MN Mongolia MG Montserrat MH Morocco MO Mozambique MZ Namibia WA Nauru NR Navassa Island BQ Nepal NP Netherlands NL Netherlands Antilles Islands NA New Caledonia NC New Herbrides NH New Zealand NZ Nicaragua NU Niger NG Nigeria NI Niue NE Norfolk Island NF Norway NO Oman (Including Kuria Mauria Island) MU Pakistan (Including Jammu and Kashmir) PK Panama PM Papua New Guidea PP Paracel Islands PF Paraguay PA Peru PE Philippines RP Pitcairn Islands PC Poland PL Portugal (Including Azores Islands and Madeira Islands) PO Puerto Rico RQ Qatar QA Reunion RE Romania RO Rwanda RW St. Christopher-Nevis SC St. Helena (Including Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Islands) SH St. Lucia ST St. Pierre and Miquelon SB St. Vincent VC San Marino SM Sao Tome and Principe TP Saudi Arabia SA Senegal SG Seychelles (Admiralty, Aldabra and Assumption) SE Sierra Leone SL Singapore SN Somalia SO South Africa SF Spain (Including Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Spanish North Africa, and Ifni) SP Spratly Islands PG Sri Lanka CE Sudan SU Surinam NS Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands JS Swaziland WZ Sweden SW Switzerland SZ Syria SY Taiwan (Including Pescadores Islands) TW Tanzania (Including Zanzibar and Pemba Islands) TZ Thailand TH Togo TO Tokelau Islands TL Tonga TN Trinidad and Tobago TD Trust Territory of the Pacific (U.S. including Caroline Islands) TQ Tunisia TS Turkey TU Turks and Caicos Islands TK Tuvalu TV Uganda UG United Artab Emitrates TC United Kingdom UK USSR (East of 100 degrees) UR USSR (West of 100 degrees) UW U.S. Miscellaneous Pacific Islands) IQ Upper Volta UV Uruguay UY Vatican City VT Venezuela VE Vietnam VM Virgin Islands (U.S.) VQ Wake Island WQ Wallisand Futuna Islands WF Western Sahara WH Western Samoa WS Yemen, North IYAR) YE Yemen, South IPDRY) YS Yugoslavia YO Zaire CG Zambia ZA Zimbabwe ZI




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