Biodetection

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Biotection Survey: Respond to this Survey

 

Handheld Biodetection: First Responder Survey

Name


Title


Organization


Telephone


Email



Biodetection Products

Where do you obtain your sampling protocol? (Select all that apply)

   

Where do you obtain your sampling kit? (Select all that apply)

   

What do you currently use to analyze suspicious powder samples? (Select all that apply)

Protein test

   

Wet chemistry test kits

   

ATP test

   

DNA test

   

FTIR

   

Immunoassay

   

PCR

   

Other Products



BIODETECTION EQUIPMENT PROCUREMENT

What items do you currently use to guide procurement? What are you interested in the future? How important is each source?

Current Use (Select all that apply)

   

Website(s)


Future Use (Select all that apply)

   

Website(s)


Importance (5=very important, 1=not important)

  Not Important Average Very Important
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Vendor 
Colleague recommendations 
Website(s) 
3rd party testing and published performance data for biodetection instruments 
None, we do not perform field testing 
Smart phone app 
Demonstration videos 
Others 

Other (Please specify)



TESTING GUIDANCE

What information would you find important for instrument use and data interpretation? How important is each source?

Current Use (Select all that apply)

   

Future Use (Select all that apply)

   

Importance (5=very important, 1=not important)

  Low Average High
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3rd party testing and published performance data for biodetection instruments 
A compilation guide of different biodetection instrument limitations (e.g., common interferences, sensitivity) 
Personal communication/consultation with others (other HazMat, FBI-WMD, CST, vendor) 
Demonstration videos 
Smart phone app 
Cost-benefit analysis for instrument use strategies (e.g., use of a protein test versus use of a protein and immunoassay test) 

HOW BEST TO ACCESS INFORMATION

How would you prefer to access guidance assuming all of these means are available? How important is each source?

Non-Emergency Situation (Select all that apply)

   

Non-Emergency Mobile platform

Non-Emergency - Website(s)


Emergency Situation (Select all that apply)

   

Emergency - Mobile platforms

Emergency - Website(s)


Importance (5=very important, 1=not important)

  Low Average High
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Magazine article 
Journal publication 
Toll-free number 
Website(s) 
Instructions developed by local jurisdiction 
Mobile device 

FURTHER FOLLOW UP

May we contact you to discuss these questions further?

Are there any additional comments with respect to biodetection equipment that you would like to add?


Are there other individuals or organizations we should contact for more information?


For more information, please see our project website.
Email: biodetectionresource@pnnl.gov