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Title:
Biosafety in microbiological and biomedical laboratories.
Author:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Washington : U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ; [Bethesda, Md.] : National Institutes of Health ; Washington, D.C. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1999.
Physical Description:
ix, 250 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Shipping list no.: 99-0292-M.

"May 1999."

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780160405853
Format :
Book

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Describes the combinations of standard and special microbiological practices, safety equip., and facilities which are recommended for work with a variety of infectious agents in various labs. This revision takes into account such issues as global concern about emerging and reemerging infectious diseases; increased interest in prion diseases with the identification of BSE in England; the occurrence of several lab-associated infections; increased concern regarding the national and international transfer of infectious microorganisms; and growing concerns about bioterrorism, and the increased security needs of our microbiological labs.