TITLE

Biosafety Level 4 Labs Up Close and Personal

AUTHOR(S)
Neuman, Victor A.; Martin, John P.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Mar2005, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on safety measures and systems developed at Biosafety Level 4 (BSL-4) laboratories that handle biological weapons and highly-infectious diseases for research in the U.S. Use of depressurization to route air from safe zones to hazardous zones; Installation of specialized bioseal doors and dampers at the entrances of BSL-4 facilities; Information on the containment gear worn by researchers inside the laboratories. INSET: What are Biosafety Levels?.
ACCESSION #
16380556

 

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