biosafety level 2


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Noun1.biosafety level 2 - exposure to infectious agents that can cause disease in humans but whose potential for transmission is limitedbiosafety level 2 - exposure to infectious agents that can cause disease in humans but whose potential for transmission is limited
biosafety level - the level of safety from exposure to infectious agents; depends on work practices and safety equipment and facilities
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Eppendorf, a life science company, has received approval to conduct Biosafety Level 2 infectious disease related research from the US state of Connecticut, it was reported yesterday.
Unknown bacteria isolated from food were not studied further, as that would constitute a Biosafety Level 2 study.
Adding 8000 [ft.sup.2] of manufacturing space to the existing 44,000 [ft.sup.2] site, the addition enables both 100 L batch production in stirred tank bioreactors and 1000 L batch manufacturing in disposable bioreactors, and is Biosafety Level 2 compliant, allowing the manipulation of human pathogens.
The lab, at 3 Discovery Drive, is a $31 million, 41,000-square-foot Biosafety Level 2 and 3 facility that eventually
* TIMELINE: Building dedicated February 2007 and now being used for biosafety level 2 research; biosafety level 3 labs expected to be up and running this summer
The first limitation is that all of these procedures require that the transfer of plasma into the second tube and the inactivation procedure be performed by trained personnel in a biosafety level 2 safety cabinet under rigorous safety practices.
Los Alamos is in the process of raising the walls for a biological safety Level 3 facility that will house two biosafety Level 3 labs and one biosafety Level 2 lab.
We pride ourselves on the fact that we are a Biosafety Level 2 sanctuary.