Work Item
ASTM WK80461

New Test Method for Establishing Performance of Field Screening Devices for the Identification of Biological Agents

1. Scope

The Test Method will establish sample types and prescriptive details of test procedures.


anthrax; biothreat; nucleic acid; plague; portable


This standard is needed to establish efficient test methods for assessing performance of field screening devices for homeland security.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E54.01

Committee: E54

Staff Manager: Kevin Shanahan

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-10-2022

Technical Contact: Alejandro Heredia-Langner

Item: 002

Ballot: E54.01 (23-01)

Status: In Balloting