TABLE 1: CATEGORY A INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCES

UN Number & Proper Shipping Name
Organism Name

UN 2814: Infectious substances, affecting humans

Bacillus anthracis (cultures only)
  Brucella abortus (cultures only)
  Brucella melitensis (cultures only)
  Brucella suis (cultures only)
  Burkholderia mallei -Pseudomonas mallei -Glanders (cultures only)
  Burkholderia pseudomallei - Pseudomonas pseudomallei (cultures only)
  Chlamydia psittaci - avian strains (cultures only)
  Clostridium botulinum (cultures only)
  Coccidioides immitis (cultures only)
  Coxiella burnetii (cultures only)
  Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus
  Dengue virus (cultures only)
  Eastern equine encephalitis virus (cultures only)
  Escherichia coli, verotoxigenic (cultures only)
  Ebola virus
  Flexal virus
  Francisella tularensis (cultures only)
  Guanarito virus
  Hantaan virus
  Hantaviruses causing hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
  Hendra virus
  Hepatitis B virus (cultures only)
  Herpes B virus (cultures only)
  Human immunodeficiency virus (cultures only)
  Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (cultures only)
  Japanese Encephalitis virus (cultures only)
  Junin virus
  Kyasanur Forest disease virus
  Lassa virus
  Machupo virus
  Marburg virus
  Monkeypox virus
  Mycobacterium tuberculosis (cultures only)
  Nipah virus
  Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus
  Poliovirus (cultures only)
  Rabies virus
  Rickettsia prowazekii (cultures only)
  Rickettsia rickettsii (cultures only)
  Rift Valley fever virus
  Russian spring-summer encephalitis virus (cultures only)
  Sabia virus
  Shigella dysenteriae type 1 (cultures only)
  Tick-borne encephalitis virus (cultures only)
  Variola virus
  Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus
  West Nile virus (cultures only)
  Yellow fever virus (cultures only)
  Yersinia pestis (cultures only)
   
UN 2900: Infectious substances, affecting animals African horse sickness virus
[These substances affect animals only] African swine fever virus
  Avian paramyxovirus Type 1 - Newcastle disease virus
  Bluetongue virus
  Classical swine fever virus
  Foot and mouth disease virus
  Lumpy skin disease virus
  Mycoplasma mycoides - Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
  Peste des petits ruminants virus
  Rinderpest virus
  Sheep-pox virus
  Goatpox virus
  Swine vesicular disease virus
  Vesicular stomatitis virus

 


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