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Safe Laboratory Practices
Laboratory Biosafety Level Criteria
Table1: Summary of  Recommended Biosafety  Levels for Infectious Agents
Table1a: Summary of Vertebrate Animal Biosafety Levels (ABSL)
Biological Emergencies
Biosafety Cabinets (BSC's)
Types of BSC's
Comparison of BSC's Characteristics
Selection of a BSC Through Risk Assessment
IBC Application Forms
 
 

Selection of BSC's Through Risk Assessment


Biological Risk
Assessed
Protection Provided BSC Class
Personnel Product Environmental
BSL 1-3 YES NO YES I
BSL 1-3 YES YES YES II (A, B1, B2, B3)
BSL 4 YES YES YES III B1, B



Reproduced from "Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, BMBL 4th Edition" with permission from the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
     
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