The following resource documents have been developed by the Illinois Poison Center (IPC), the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). In all cases of suspected bioterrorism activity, immediately notify IDPH. If you suspect a poisoning exposure from any of the following agents, call the IPC at 1-800-222-1222.
These guidelines were developed to assist in familiarizing healthcare providers with early recognition, reporting and treatment for a broad range of biological, chemical and nuclear events. Patients may require none, some or all of the recommendations described in the guideline. These guidelines should not be construed to prohibit such flexibility.
Click on any of the links below to download a PDF of the document.
Category A Agents
Category B Agents
Additional Resource Documents
FAQ's Regarding Bioterrorist Agents - Intended for the General Public
Bioterrorism Syndromes Poster
Click here to download a poster that lists bioterrorism syndromes, primary signs and symptoms, treatment recommendations and more.
Click here for the general IPC Resource Library.