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Welcome to the Zebra Manual which consists of fact sheets, diagnostic guidelines, and infection control information for all Category "A" and "B" biological agents and smallpox.
Instructions for use of the Zebra Manual:
- Download Zebra Manual in its entirety.
- Click on the “Bookmarks” tab on the side of the application to bring up the list of contents.
- The “Zebra Manual Table of Contents” is linked to all pages and clicking on any entry will take you to that document.
- Clicking on the “+” by each section will also list the separate documents by name. Clicking on any entry here will also take you directly to that document.
- To access individual sections of the Zebra Manual:
- Click on the following links in order to access specific sections. Please remember that the bookmarks will not apply as only the smaller section will be downloaded.
Section 1: Quick Reference Charts
- Bioterrorism Syndromes
- American Medical Association's Biological Weapons Quick Reference Guide
- Characteristics of Bioterrorism Agents
- Therapeutics, Prophylaxes, and Vaccines for Agents of Bioterrorism
- Medical Sample Collection for Agents of Bioterrorism
Section 2: Infection Control Information
- Infection Control Precautions for Bioterrorism Agents
- Empiric Infection Control Precautions
- Bioterrorism Infection Control Precautions
Section 3: Categories of Bioterrorism Agents
- Definition of Bioterrorism Categories
- Public Health Assessment of Potential Biological Terrorism Agents
Section 4: Category "A" Agents (Each section lists a fact sheet and frequently asked questions.)
Section 5: Category "B" Agents (Each section lists a fact sheet and frequently asked questions.)
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis
- Epsilon Toxin of Clostridium Perfringens
- Escherichia coli O157:H7
- Q Fever
- Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B
- Trichothecene Mycotoxin
- Typhus Fever
- Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis
- Western Equine Encephalitis
Section 6: CDC Smallpox Resources
- Disease Overview
- Diagnosis and Evaluation
- Evaluation Tools and Posters
- Chart 1. Acute, Generalized Vesicular or Pustular Rash Illness Protocol
- Chart 2. Laboratory Testing for Acute, Generalized Vesicular or Pustular Rash Illness in the United States
- Chart 3. Laboratory Testing for Suspected Smallpox (Vaccinia) Adverse Events or Monkeypox in the United States
- Chart 4. Laboratory Testing for Environmental Samples in the United States
- Worksheet: Evaluating Patients for Smallpox
- Evaluating Patients for Smallpox Poster
- Site Care Fact Sheet
- Evaluation of Takes and Non-Takes
- Normal Primary Vaccination Reactions
- More Examples of Major Reactions
- Adverse Reactions
- Dermatological Reactions - Localized to Vaccination Site
- Dermatological Reactions - Nontoxic Appearance
- Dermatological Reactions - Toxic Appearance
- Opthalmologic Reactions - Inadvertent Inoculation
- Opthalmologic Reactions - Eye Splash or Other Potential Exposure
- Additional Resources for Adverse Reactions
Note: Information provided in PDF files, unless otherwise indicated.