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SAM Method Sources

This website contains summary information only, extracted from the selected methods. Each method summary contains a table identifying the contaminants in Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery (SAM) to which the method applies, a brief description of the analytical method, and a link to or source for obtaining a full version of the method. The full version of the method should be consulted prior to sample analysis. For additional information on preparation procedures and methods available through standards organizations, please use the contact information provided below.

Sources of Chemical Methods

Name Publisher
National Environmental Methods Index (NEMI)  EPA, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
EPA Contract Laboratory Program (CLP) Methods EPA, CLP
EPA Office of Water (OW) Methods EPA OW
EPA Solid Waste (SW)-846 Methods EPA Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM)
EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD) Methods EPA ORD
EPA Air Toxics Methods EPA Office of Air and Radiation (OAR)
EPA Analytical Protocols EPA National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Methods OSHA
NIOSH Methods NIOSH
Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater (SM)
22nd Edition, 2005
Exit
American Public Health Association (APHA)
Annual Book of ASTM StandardsExit ASTM International
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) MethodsExit ISO
Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC InternationalExit AOAC International
AnalystExit Royal Society of Chemistry
Journal of Chromatography A and BExit Elsevier Science Publishers
Journal of Forensic SciencesExit ASTM International
ChromatographiaExit Vieweg+Teubner
Encyclopedia of Analytical ChemistryExit Wiley
European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology* Wiley
EPA WCIT EPA OW Water Security Division (WSD)
Analytical ChemistryExit American Chemical Society (ACS)

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Sources of Radiochemical Methods

Name Publisher Reference
National Environmental Methods Index (NEMI) EPA, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) --
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
Promulgated Test Methods
EPA, Emission Measurement Center (EMC) --
Prescribed Procedures for Measurement of
Radioactivity in Drinking Water

(EPA-600 4-80-032, August 1980)
EPA ORD, Environmental Monitoring and
Support Laboratory (EMSL)
Also available from
National Technical Information Service (NTIS)*
U.S. Department of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161
(703) 605-6000.
Rapid Radiochemical Methods for Selected
Radionuclides in Water for Environmental
Restoration Following Homeland Security
Events
(EPA 402-R-10-001)
EPA ORIA, National Analytical and Radiation
Environmental Laboratory (NAREL)
--
Rapid Radiochemical Methods for Selected
Radionuclides
EPA ORIA, NAREL --
Radiochemical Analytical Procedures for
Analysis of Environmental Samples
,
March 1979. EMSL-LV-0539-17
EPA, EMSL Available NTIS*
U.S. Department of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161
(703) 605-6000
EML Procedures Manual, Health and Safety
Laboratory(HASL-300), 28th Edition,
February, 1997
Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental
Measurements Laboratory (EML) / Now DHS
Also available from NTIS*
U.S. Department of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
pringfield, VA 22161
(703) 605-6000
Federal Radiological Monitoring and
Assessment Center (FRMAC)
Laboratory Manual
DOE, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) --
Y 12 National Security Complex (Y-12) DOE, NNSA --
Radiological and Environmental Sciences
Laboratory (RESL) Analytical Chemistry
Branch Procedures Manual
DOE, RESL Available from NTIS
U.S. Department of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161
(703) 605-6000
Savannah River Site (SRS) Methods DOE, SRS Savannah River National Laboratory
Savannah River Site
Aiken, SC 29808
(803) 725-6211
Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol. 11.02Exit ASTM International --
Standard Methods for the Examination of
Water and Wastewater
,
22nd Edition, 2005
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American Public Health Association (APHA) --

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Sources of Pathogen Methods

Name Publisher
Antimicrobial Agents and ChemotherapyExit American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Applied and Environmental MicrobiologyExit ASM
Applied BiosafetyExit SAGE Journals
Archives of VirologyExit Springer
Bacteriological Analytical Manual (BAM) Exit FDA CFSAN
BMC Microbiology Exit Springer
Canadian Journal of MicrobiologyExit NRC Research Press
Clinical ChemistryExit American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Clinical Infectious DiseasesExit Oxford
Current Protocols in MicrobiologyExit Wiley
Emerging Infectious Diseases Exit CDC
Environmental Regulations and Technology: Control of Pathogens and Vector Attraction in Sewage and Sludge  EPA, National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL)
Environmental Science and TechnologyExit American Chemical Society (ACS)
EPA Analytical Protocols  EPA, National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC)
EPA Microbiology Home Page EPA
FEMS Immunology & Medical MicrobiologyExit Oxford
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) MethodsExit ISO
Journal of Clinical MicrobiologyExit ASM
Journal of Environmental MonitoringExit Royal Society of Chemistry
Journal of Food ProtectionExit International Association for Food Protection
Journal of Medical VirologyExit Wiley
Journal of Microbiological MethodsExit Elsevier
Journal of ParasitologyExit American Society of Parasitologists
Journal of Parasitology ResearchExit Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Journal of Virological Methods*  Exit Elsevier
Legionella: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology  Exit Springer
Methods in Molecular Biology  Exit Springer
Molecular and Cellular ProbesExit Elsevier
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Methods Exit CDC NIOSH
Neglected Tropical Diseases Exit PLOS
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Methods Exit OSHA
Parasitology ResearchExit Springer
Sentinel Level Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Guidelines for Suspected Agents of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infectious Diseases Exit ASM
Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 22nd Edition, 2012Exit American Public Health Association (APHA)
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and HygieneExit Oxford
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Microbiology Laboratory Guidebook USDA FSIS
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Procedures for the Recovery of Legionella from the Environment CDC

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Sources of Biotoxin Methods

Name Publisher
EPA Analytical Methods EPA Office of Water (OW) EPA NHSRC
Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Bacteriological Analytical Manual (BAM) Online FDA
Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC InternationalExit AOAC International
American Public Health Association (APHA) Press Compendium Exit American Public Health Association
Analytical BiochemistryExit Science Direct
Analytical ChemistryExit American Chemical Society (ACS)
Analytical and Bioanalytical ChemistryExit Springer
Analytical MethodsExit Royal Society of Chemistry
Applied and Environmental MicrobiologyExit American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Austin ImmunologyExit Austin Publishing Group
Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and ScienceExit Health Security
Canadian Journal of MicrobiologyExit NRC Research Press
Environmental Pollution Elsevier Science Publishers
Environmental Science and TechnologyExit ACS Publications
Food ChemistryExit Elsevier Science Publishers
Food Research InternationalExit Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology
Forensic Science InternationalExit Elsevier Science Publishers
Harmful AlgaeExit Elsevier Science Publishers
International Journal of Food MicrobiologyExit Science Direct
Journal of Agricultural and Food ChemistryExit ACS Publications
Journal of AOAC InternationalExit AOAC International
Journal of Chromatography AExit Elsevier Science Publishers
Journal of Clinical Immunology Exit Austin Publishing Group
Journal of Food ProtectionExit International Association for Food Protection
Journal of the Mexican Chemical SocietyExit Mexican Chemical Society
Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical AnalysisExit Elsevier Science Publishers
Journal of the Science of Food and AgricultureExit Society of Chemical Industry
Journal of Shellfish ResearchExit National Shellfisheries Association
Letters in Applied Microbiology Exit Wiley Online Library
Rapid Communications in Mass SpectrometryExit John Wiley And Sons Ltd.
ToxiconExit Elsevier Science Publishers
ToxinsExit Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)

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