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Title Biological safety : principles and practices / editors, Diane O. Fleming, Debra L. Hunt.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, ©2006.

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Edition 4th ed.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 622 pages) : illustrations.
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Series Reference Manual, ASM Press
Reference Manual, ASM Press.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Microbial flora of humans and microbial virulence factors -- Indigenous and pathogenic agents of research animals -- Laboratory, growth chamber, and greenhouse microbial safety: plant pathogens and plant-associated microorganisms of significance to human health -- Epidemiology of laboratory-associated infections -- Risk assessment of biological hazards -- Bacterial pathogens -- Protozoa and helminths -- Mycotic agents of human disease -- Viral agents of human disease: biosafety concerns -- Biosafety for microorganisms transmitted primarily by the airborne route -- Cell lines: applications and biosafety -- Allergens of animal and biological systems -- Biological toxins: safety and science -- Design of biomedical laboratory facilities -- Primary barriers and equipment-associated hazards -- Priamry barriers: biological safety cabinets, fume hoods, and glove boxes -- Personal respiratory protection -- Standard (Universal) precautions for handling human specimens -- Prudent biosafety practices -- Decontamination and disinfection -- Packing and shipping biological materials -- Biological safety program management -- Biosafety compliance: a global perspective -- Occupational medicine in a biomedical research setting -- Measuring biosafety program effectiveness -- Biosafety of prion diseases -- Safety considerations in the BSL-4 maximum-containment laboratory -- Biosafety and viral gene transfer vectors -- Biosafety in the teaching laboratory -- Biosafety in the pharmaceutical industry -- Large-scale production of microorganisms -- Special considerations for agriculture pathogen biosafety -- Biosafety and biosecurity: regulatory impact.
Summary The fourth edition of Biological Safety: Principles and Practices continues the format of the previous edition, focusing closely on infectious and toxic biological agents and their identification and control.
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Subject Microbiological laboratories -- Safety measures.
Biological laboratories -- Safety measures.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Fleming, Diane O.
Hunt, Debra Long.
Other Form: Print version: Biological safety. 4th ed. Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, ©2006 1555813399 (DLC) 2006019406 (OCoLC)65469435
ISBN 9781613442470 (electronic bk.)
1613442475 (electronic bk.)
9781555815899 (electronic bk.)
1555815898 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 10.1128/9781555815899