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SUBJECT: INTREP 91-326; POSSIBLE BIOLOGICAL AGENTS (U)


MSGI~INTREP//
           A SUSPECT POSITIVE ANTHRAX AIR SAMPLE WAS IDENTIFIED AT
LOG BASE A (VIC P55310-PR7857). BOTH FIELD AND LAB TESTS WERE
PERFORFED 8Y THE BIO-MEDICAL SAMPLING TEAM AS OF 23Z200L FE8 91. A
LARGE NUMBER OF DEAD SHEEP WERE ALSO NOTED IN THE AREA (NFI).
SUSEQUENT SAMPLING EAST OF LOG BASE A WAS DONE AND RESULTS WERE
NEGATIVE. A SAMPLE HAS BEEN SENT BACK TO THE US FOR FURTHER ANALYSIS
AND WILL REQUIRE LQBORATORY ANALYSIS FOR 24 HOURS. IT IS BELIEVED
THAT IF THE SAMPLE IS POSITIVE THAT IT IS A NATURAL OCCURRANCE AND
NOT THE RESULT OF IRAQI BIOLOGICAL OPERATIONS.
DECL OADR
BT
~836

                                           Declassified by
                                           USCENTCOM J1-AG
                                           27 Oct 95


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