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Document ID (ISN)69555
CIS number 97-1356
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1377-1
Year 1997
Convention or series no. HSE C50
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Title Working safely with research animals: Management of infection risks
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, July 1997. vi, 55p. 17 ref. Price: GBP 7.95.
Abstract Recommendations for the prevention of infections due to contact with laboratory animals. Contents: survey of the hazards (with a table presenting the specific diseases (zoonoses) spread by different species of laboratory animals); control measures - containment and operating procedures; Animal Containment Levels 1-4; decontamination and waste disposal. In appendices: legislation (in the UK) and local rules; information, instruction and training; emergency procedures; genetic modification; containment of invertebrates.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; experimental animals; biological hazards; infectious diseases; zoonoses
Descriptors (secondary) genetic engineering; safety guides; legislation; containment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Animal hazards
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases