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Document ID (ISN)104459
CIS number 05-728
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title Advice on working with influenza viruses
Bibliographic information Health and Safety Executive (, United Kingdom, 2005. Internet document (6p.)
Internet access [in English]
Abstract Information sheet on safe working practices in laboratories where exposure to influenza viruses is a realistic possibility. Contents: current classification; recommendations for laboratories knowingly handling influenza viruses; diagnostic work; use of microbiological safety cabinets; planning for pandemics. In annex: guidance on the application of the Specified Animal Pathogens Order 1998.
Descriptors (primary) influenza; laboratory work; infectious diseases; zoonoses; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)