Characteristics of Likely Chemical-Bioterrorism Agents
The capability of entering, surviving in, and multiplying in humans, animals, etc.
The ability of an organism to cause disease.
The quality of being poisonous.
The ability of an organism to damage the host (human, animal).
Short Incubation Period
The time between the moment of inoculation (exposure to the agent) to the development of symptoms of a particular illness.
The capability of being transmitted (spread) from one person to another.
The capability of causing death.
How long an agent stays active in an environment.
Low Effective Dose
The amount of an agent needed to obtain the desired result or intended illness / death./font>