The basics of animal biosafety and biocontainment training

Stacy Pritt, F. Claire Hankenson, Ted Wagner, Mallory Tate

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The threat of biocontamination in an animal facility is best subdued by training. 'Training' is an ambiguous designation that may not be adequately appreciated in all animal facilities. The authors set down concrete training topics and provide practical advice on incorporating the basic principles of facility biosafety trainingas well as the precautions and procedures that employees must know in case of accident or emergencyinto various training models. They also discuss the current biosafety publications and guidelines and their relationship to biosafety training.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-38
Number of pages8
JournalLab Animal
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • General Veterinary


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