PLEASE CONTACT US AT (903) 877-5071 OR (903) 312-3537 BEFORE SUBMITTING ANY SPECIMEN FOR A BIOTERRORISM (BT) AGENT RULE-OUT.
Documents required for specimen submission to PHLET for a Biothreat agent rule-out include the following:
- Clinic Submission Form – (See separate Word Doc)
- Environmental Submission
- Receipt of Property Form
- Chain of Custody Form
- Biothreat Clinical Submission
- Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods
- The Federal Select Agent Program(selectagents.gov) has prepared “Guidance for Completing the Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods” to assist in complying with the requirements of the select agents regulations.
ASM Sentinel Procedures
The ASM has Sentinel Laboratory procedures on their website. These include procedures for Brucella, Burkholderia, Coxiella, Novel influenza viruses, Smallpox, SEB toxin, and Francisella tularensis.
Please take a moment to review and replace any printed copies of these procedures you may have on hand and share with any pertinent personnel. Get the updated procedures. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at (903) 877-5071.
If you need any assistance in completing these forms or determining which form requires completion, please contact us at (903) 877-5071.