Biosafety in laboratory animal facilities

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

Sci. report, recommendat┬░, guidance doc., directive, monograph

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Abstract:

In Belgium, most activities involving animal experiments with transgenic and experimentally infected animals are subject to notification in the framework of regional legislation on contained use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and/or pathogens. Animal facilities should comply with the containmentcriteria and other protective measures defined in this legislation in order to guarantee optimal protection of public health, the animals and the environment.This paper addresses various concerns on facility design, biosafety equipment, personal protection, working practices and waste manag…

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