Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories

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Jonathan Y. Richmond, Robert W. McKinney
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and National Institutes of Health, 1993 - 177 pages
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Describes the combinations of standard and special microbiological practices, safety equip., and facilities which are recommended for work with a variety of infectious agents in various labs. This revision takes into account such issues as global concern about emerging and reemerging infectious diseases; increased interest in prion diseases with the identification of BSE in England; the occurrence of several lab-associated infections; increased concern regarding the national and international transfer of infectious microorganisms; and growing concerns about bioterrorism, and the increased security needs of our microbiological labs.

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