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Proposed Changes to LRN-B
CDC engaged APHL, selected public health laboratories and other strategic partners to determine the best network configuration to sustain the LRN while enhancing its capability to detect emerging threats. The feedback led to a proposal to reconfigure the LRN-B Reference Laboratories by further tiering them based on capability.

Clinical Laboratory Bioterrorism Readiness Plan
ASM's Sentinel Laboratory Guidelines for Suspected Agents of Bioterrorism, the Clinical Laboratory Bioterrorism Readiness Plan, provides a model for laboratories to use for developing a bioterrorism (BT) preparedness plan. The components of this template can be used to develop a readiness plan to meet the needs of the institution.

CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response Website
This is CDC's primary source of information and resources for preparing for and responding to public health emergencies.

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