Ricin Information for Laboratories
CDC’s Laboratory Response to Suspicious Substances
Explains how federal, state, & local agencies respond to threatening letters & how labs play a role in detection & response.
Laboratory Testing for Ricin
Brief outline of how lab testing is done on environmental & clinical samples that may contain ricin.
- Ricin: Diagnosis & Laboratory Guidance for Clinicians
Page last reviewed: April 4, 2018
Content source: National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)