The second edition of Microbial Forensics will serve as a complete reference of the discipline and describe the advances, as well as the challenges and opportunities ahead in this important field. Most likely to be used by scientists and researchers in multiple disciplines, it will also be sought out by attorneys, law enforcement and intelligence communities, post-graduate students of forensic science and the international community involved in Biological Weapons Treaties. A collection of microbiology, virology, toxicology and mycology as it relates to forensics, in one reference. New and expanded content to include statistical analysis of forensic data and legal admissibility and the standards of evidence, to name a few. Includes research information, and application of that research, to crime scene analysis which will allow practitioners to understand and apply the knowledge to their practice with ease.