TITLE

GAO Sounds Alarm on Need For Standards at MCM Labs

AUTHOR(S)
Serebrov, Mari
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
BioWorld Today;3/27/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 58, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. government has yet to safeguard or account for the increasing number of high-containment laboratories where medical countermeasures (MCMs) are being developed. According to the author, the government has standards for the work done in laboratories but has no standards for the design, construction, commissioning, and operation of these laboratories.
ACCESSION #
86442003

 

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