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Thesaurus of Terms Used in Microbial Risk Assessment

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Federal and international agencies, private sector organizations, and academics use terms and definitions differently in their microbial risk assessments. This Thesaurus is a compendium of risk assessment terms found in frameworks, methodologies, and assessments. It provides insight into how various entities use specific microbial risk assessment terms in their activities and helps those responsible for such assessments both conduct and communicate about them more effectively. You can download or view the entire document, but for shorter download times, you may want to open a section at a time.

Complete Document (PDF) (208 pp,  950K, September 2007)

Disclaimer and Acknowledgments

Chapter One: Introduction

Chapter Two: Issues in Risk Assessment Terminology

Chapter Three: Discussion of Selected Terms

Chapter Four: How to Use this Thesaurus

Chapter Five: Terms and Definitions




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