High-containment Level Facilities Handling Pathogenic Organisms in Belgium: An Overview

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)

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Working with pathogenic organisms (genetically modifiedor not) requires the adoption of specific containment methods,protective measures, and safe work practices to avoid adverseeffects on human health and the environment. In particular,special containment and protective measures must be adoptedin laboratories where airborne pathogens that may causeserious or potentially high-consequence diseases due to accidentalexposure are handled. Such high-level containmentrefers to laboratories and other facilities (e.g., animal facilities,large-scale production units) at containment levels 3 and 4(CL

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