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Etiological Agents


 

Etiologic Agents Requiring Specific Packaging

Bacterial Agents

  • Acinetobacter baumannii (formerly A. calcoaceticus)
  • Actinobacillus - all species
  • Actinomycetaceae - all members
  • Aeromonas hydorophila
  • Arachnia propionica
  • Arizona hinshawii - all serotypes
  • Bacillus anthracis
  • Bacteroides - all species
  • Bartonella - all species
  • Bordetella - all species
  • Borrelia recurrentis, vincenti
  • Brucella -all species
  • Campylobacter [Vibrio] foetus, jejuni
  • Chlamydia psittaci, trachomatis
  • Clostridium botulinum, chauvoei, haemolyticum, histolyticum, novyi, septicum, tetani
  • Corynebacterium diphtheriae, equi, haemolyticum, pseudotuberculosis, pyogenes, renale
  • Edwardsiella tarda
  • Erysipelothrix insidiosa
  • Escherichia coli - all enteropathogenic serotypes
  • Francisella (Pasteurella) tularensis
  • Haemophilus ducreyi, influenzae
  • Klebsiella - all species and all serotypes
  • Legionella - all species and all Legionella-like organisms
  • Leptospira interrogans - all serotypes
  • Listeria - all species
  • Mimae polymorpha
  • Moraxella - all species
  • Mycobacterium - all species
  • Mycoplasma - all species
  • Neisseria gonorrhoea, meningitidis
  • Nocardia asteroides
  • Pasteurella -all species
  • Plesiomonas shigelloides
  • Proteus - all species
  • Pseudomonas mallei, pseudomallei
  • Salmonella - all species and all serotypes
  • Shigella - all species and all serotypes
  • Sphaerophorus necrophorus
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Streptobacillus moniliformis
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae, pyogenes
  • Treponema careteum, pallidum, pertenue
  • Vibrio cholerae, parahaemolyticus
  • Yersinia (Pasteurella) pestis, enterocolitica.

Fungal Agents

  • Blastomyces dermatitidis
  • Coccidioides immitis
  • Cryptococcus neoformans
  • Histoplasma capsulatum
  • Paracoccidioides brasiliensis

Viral and Ricketsial Agents

  • Adenoviruses - all types
  • Arboviruses - all types
  • Coxiella burnetii
  • Coxsackie A and B viruses - all types
  • Creutzfeldt - Jacob agent
  • Cytomegaloviruses
  • Dengue viruses - all types
  • Ebola viruses
  • Echoviruses - all types
  • Encephalomyocarditis virus
  • Hemorrhagic fever agents including, but not limited to, Crimean hemorrhagic fever (Congo), Junin,
  • Machupo, and Korean hemorrhagic fever viruses
  • Hepatitis associated materials
  • Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E viruses
  • Herpesvirus - all members
  • Infectious bronchitis-like virus
  • Influenza viruses - all types
  • Kuru agent
  • Lassa virus
  • Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
  • Marburg virus
  • Measles virus
  • Mumps virus
  • Parainfluenza viruses - all types
  • Polioviruses - all types
  • Poxviruses - all members
  • Rabies virus - all strains
  • Reoviruses - all types
  • Respiratory syncytial virus
  • Rhinoviruses - all types
  • Rickettsia - all species
  • Rochalimaea quintana
  • Rotaviruses - all types
  • Rubella virus
  • Simian virus 40
  • Tick-borne encephalitis virus complex, including Russian spring-summer encephalitis,
  • Kyasanur forest disease, Omsk hemorrhagic fever, and Central European encephalitis viruses.
  • Vaccinia virus
  • Varicella virus
  • Variola major and Variola minor viruses
  • Vesicular stomatis virus - all types
  • White pox viruses
  • Yellow fever virus

Etiologic Agents Requiring Shipment by Registered Mail or Equivalent

  • Coccidioides immitis
  • Ebola virus
  • Francisella (Pasteurella) tularensis
  • Hemorrhagic fever agents including but not limited to, Crimean hemorrhagic fever (Congo),
  • Junin, Machupo viruses, and Korean hemorrhagic fever viruses
  • Herpesvirus simiae (B virus)
  • Histoplasma capsulatum
  • Lassa virus
  • Marburg virus
  • Pseudomonas mallei
  • Pseudomonas pseudomallei
  • Tick-borne encephalitis virus complex, including Russian spring-summer encephalitis,
  • Kyasanur forest disease, Omsk hemorrhagic fever, and Central European encephalitis viruses
  • Variola major and Variola minor viruses
  • Yersinia (Pasteurella) pestis


       
       
     

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