Category A Table 1

Table 1.  Indicative examples of infectious substances included in Category A in any form unless otherwise indicated.

UN Number & Proper Shipping Name  
UN2814 Infectious Substances Affecting Humans
 
(Meaning humans or both humans and animals)
Category A Indicative List- Cultures ONLY
Bacillus anthracis 
Brucella abortus 
Brucella melitensis 
Brucella suis 
Burkholderia mallei - Pseudomonas mallei - Glanders
Burkholderia pseudomallei – Pseudomonas pseudomallei 
Chlamydia psittaci - avian strains
Clostridium botulinum 
Coccidioides immitis 
Coxiella burnetti 
Dengue virus
Eastern equine encephalitis virus
Escherichia coli, verotoxigenic
Francisella tularensis 
Hepatitis B virus
Herpes B virus
Human immunodeficiency virus
Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Japanese Encephalitis virus
Mycobacterium tuberculosis 
Poliovirus
Rabies virus
Rickettsia prowazekii 
Rickettsia rickettsii 
Rift Valley fever virus
Russian spring-summer encephalitis virus
Shigella dysenteriae type 1 
Tick-borne encephalitis virus
Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus
West Nile virus
Yellow fever virus
Yersinia pestis 
 
Category A Indicative List- Infectious substances in any form
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus
Ebola virus
Flexal virus
Guanarito virus
Hantaan virus
Hantavirus causing hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
Hendra virus
Junin virus
Kyasanur Forest disease virus
Lassa virus
Machupo virus
Marburg virus
Monkeypox virus
Nipah virus
Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus
Sabia virus
Variola virus
UN 2900 Infectious substance, affecting animals
 
(Meaning causing disease in animals ONLY)
Category A Indicative List- Cultures ONLY
African swine fever virus
Avian paramyxovirus Type 1 – Velogenic Newcastle disease 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