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Laboratory Safety

Biodefense Resources Center
From the American Society for Microbiology. Includes links to regulations and legislation.
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL)
From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Institutes of Health
Laboratory Information
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Provides a variety of resources leading to laboratory diagnosis of specific agents which are likely to be used in bioterrorism events. Provides information about specimen collection and transportation. Recommendations for laboratory safety.
CDC 2012 Biosafety Symposium Proceedings
From the CDC Office of Health and Safety
National Laboratory Training Network (NLRN)
Sponsored by the Association of Public Health Laboratories & The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Includes materials for laboratory training.
STANDING OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING, HANDLING AND SHIPMENT OF BIOMEDICAL SAMPLES
This document provides information on procedures for obtaining, handling and shipment of biomedical samples for analysis as described in TB MED 296 at the US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD). This is a Micorsoft Word document and must be downloaded from the above site ( see red box in upper right corner of the screen.)The analytical methodologies utilized for sample analysis are for forensic investigational purposes only. They are not FDA approved clinical procedures and are not intended to provide the physician with information to implement or modify treatment.