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ISSN: 2157-2526

Journal of Bioterrorism & Biodefense
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Review Article

Biothreats-Bacterial Warfare Agents

Arun Kumar R1*, Nishanth T2, Ravi Teja Y3 and Sathish Kumar D4

1Department of Biochemistry & Bioinformatics, Gitam Institute of Science, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, India

2Department of Biotechnology, Gitam Institute of technology, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, India

3Department of Biochemistry, Dr.L.Bullayya P.G.College, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India

4Department of Biotechnology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India

*Corresponding Author:
Arun Kumar R
Department Of Biochemistry
Gitam Institute of Science
Gitam University, Visakhapatnam, India
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: May 02, 2011; Accepted Date: June 06, 2011; Published Date: July 09, 2011

Citation: Arun Kumar R, Nishanth T, Ravi Teja Y, Sathish Kumar D (2011) Biothreats - Bacterial Warfare Agents. J Bioterr Biodef 2:112. doi: 10.4172/2157-2526.1000112

Copyright: © 2011 Arun Kumar R, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Terrorism refers to the use or threat of force or violence against people or their property. The challenges of countering biological threats faced by the international community in the twenty-first century are broader and deeper in purpose the incidents connected with this series of events reveals certain important challenges and obstacles for the coordination and communication of public and private sector emergency responses to the possible terrorist bioweapon attacks. They do not only refer potential threat of States developing biological weapons but also to prevent the pathogens released into the environment and the accidental infection to the laboratory workers.