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Bioterrorism and Dentistry

Amit Chaudhari, Priya Chaudhari

Citation Information : Chaudhari A, Chaudhari P. Bioterrorism and Dentistry. J Contemp Dent 2011; 1 (2):37-39.

DOI: 10.5005/jcd-1-2-37

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Abstract

In modern world, to spread the confusion and panic among the people terrorist can use biological weapon. In such Bioterrorism attack health professionals plays a key role. This paper reviews the historical aspect, definition, classification of bioterrorism agents and the role of dentistry in such catastrophic event.


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