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DURC Agents & Toxins

Listed Agents and Toxins

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Agents and Toxins - one or more of these agents must be identified in proposed research; there are no exempt quantities; attenuated strains are not included; Select agent Regs are not otherwise superseded; the list of agents may be amended by the USG.

***Note: On-Label clinical use of any these agents does not fall under DURC regulations.

1) Avian influenza virus (highly pathogenic)
2) Bacillus anthracis
3) Botulinum neurotoxin
4) Burkholderia mallei
5) Burkholderia pseudomallei
6) Ebola virus
7) Foot-and-mouth disease virus
8) Francisella tularensis
9) Marburg virus
10) Reconstructed 1918 Influenza virus
11) Rinderpest virus
12) Toxin-producing strains of Clostridium botulinum
13) Variola major virus
14) Variola minor virus
15) Yersinia pestis