|Document ID (ISN)||54552|
|Convention or series no.
||HHS Publication (CDC) 88-8395
||Richardson J.H., Barkley W.E.
National Institute of Health
||Biosafety in microbiological and biomedical laboratories
||Superintendent of Documents, US Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. 20402, USA, 2nd ed., May 1988. 139p. 130 ref. Index.
||This publication describes combinations of standard and special microbiological practices, safety equipment and facilities which are recommended for working with a variety of infectious agents in various laboratory settings. Topics covered include: principle of biosafety; laboratory biosafety level criteria; vertebrate animal biosafety level criteria; recommended biosafety levels for infectious agents and infected animals. Agent summary staements are given for a range of agents and for arboviruses. An appendix describes 3 types of biological safety cabinets. A final appendix provides the text of the 1988 agent summary statement for human immunodeficiency virus, and a report on laboratory-acquired infection with human immunodeficiency virus.
||laboratories; biological hazards; microorganisms; USA
||parasitic diseases; experimental animals; bacteria; pathogenic bacteria; vaccination; viruses; mycoses; immunodeficiency syndrome; safe working methods; rickettsiae
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Other industries and occupations
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases