The “mysterious world of toxins” is connected not only to the force protection of military units, but also to our normal civil life. Several historical examples are important steps of our learning on microbial toxins. The illnesses caused by food poisoning during the last 5 years in Hungary are briefly mentioned [1,2]. Possible threat of emerging microorganisms has to be also taken into account. The demand for rapid detection has initiated the local development of reagents for the rapid detection of RICIN and S. aureus enterotoxin B. Emerging bioterrorism has to be coped by networks of military and civil laboratory facilities to be prone in preventing biological disasters.
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