Work Item
ASTM WK80460

New Specification for Field Screening Devices Used for Identification of Biological Agents

1. Scope

identify performance criteria based on defined biological samples and statistics.


biological agent; anthrax; plague; biothreat; nucleic acid


Better defined performance criteria are needed to assess the suitability of different biodetection instruments 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: 001

Ballot: E54.01 (23-01)

Status: In Balloting