Guidance, Technical Assistance & Planning

Hazards (Oil, Chemical, Radiological, etc)


NRT Quick Reference Guides (QRGs)

Biological Quick Reference Guides


Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) QRG (2022)

Plague (Yersinia pestis) QRG (2022)

Brucellosis (Brucella) QRG (2011)

Q-fever (Coxiella brunetii) QRG (2011)

Glanders & Melioidosis (Burkolderia mallei & Burkholderia pseudomallei) QRG (2011)

Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) QRG (2011)


Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses QRG (2021)

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (Hantavirus) QRG (2012)

Smallpox (Orthopoxvirus) QRG (2012)

Tick-Borne Encephalitis (Tick-Borne Encephalitis virus) QRG (2012)


Ricin and Abrin (Ricinus communis and Abrus precatorius) QRG (2020)

Botulism (Clostridium botulinum) QRG (2024)

QRG Reference Documents

Bacterials Reference Documents (2012)

Virals Reference Documents (2012)

 External Web Links

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. For more than 60 years, NIAID research has led to new therapies, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and other technologies that have improved the health of millions of people in the United States and around the world. NIAID is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Anthrax (CDC)

Emergency Preparedness and Response for Anthrax.


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