Biosafety Levels (BSL-1, BSL-2, BSL-3 and BSL-4)

Biosafety Levels

Definition and Introduction Biosafety is the prevention of risk to human health and safety, and the conservation of the environment and the pathogen, as a result of the use for research and commerce of infectious or genetically modified organisms. Biosafety is an important concept in microbiology as bio-related research activities may involve manipulation of microbial, animal, or plant cells which …

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