Methodology of the biological risk classification of animal pathogens in Belgium

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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Pathogenic micro-organisms receive much attention due to their potentially harmful effects on human, animal or plant health.Over the past few decades, this attention has grown due to the emergence of new (and known) infectious diseases inducing local epidemics as well as worldwide pandemics.Along with the research and diagnosis of those etiological agents, (bio)safety concerns have highlighted the biological risks associated with their deliberate use in laboratories, animal facilities and production plants, and their transboundary movements (import and export). This has led to their categor…

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