Microbial Forensics describes the new and growing field of Microbial Forensics- the science that will help bring to justice criminals and terrorists who use biological material to cause harm. This book describes the foundation of the field of microbial forensics and will serve as a basic primer to initiate those scientists and officials that have an interest in the topic. It covers a variety of areas from forensic science, to microbiology, to epidemiology, to bioinformatics, and to legal issues.
* Provides the real science beyond that displayed on TV and in the movies
* Covers not only microbes but also the biology, chemistry, physics & computer science that is used for identification.
* Of relevance Internationally to military, intelligence, law enforcement, agricultural, legal and environmental fields