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Document ID (ISN)108725
CIS number 08-1219
ISBN(s) 0-662-37722-2 (En); 0-662-77453-1 (fr)
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Title Laboratory biosafety guidelines
Original title Lignes directrices en matière de biosécurité en laboratoire [in French]
Bibliographic information Health Canada (, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 3rd ed., 2004. vii, 113p. Illus. Bibl. ref. Index.
Internet access [in French] [in English]
Abstract Contents of this detailed manual on biosafety procedures to be followed in laboratories handling infectious materials: biological safety; handling infectious substances; laboratory design and physical requirements; commissioning, certification and recertification for CL3 and CL4 laboratories [CL = Containment Level]; large-scale production of microorganisms; programme-specific guidelines (laboratory animals, recombinant DNA and genetic manipulation, cell lines); decontamination; biological safety cabinets; regulatory aspects for handling infectious substances in Canada.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; Canada; laboratory work; infection control; microorganisms; infectious diseases; virus diseases; bacterial diseases
Descriptors (secondary) DNA; experimental animals; safety guides; manuals; containment; genetic engineering
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)