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This issue of FOCUS, offered by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, describes some of the differences between the biosafety levels, with examples of organisms studied and the precautions that must be taken in laboratories at each level.
- Define barriers and procedures used by laboratories to protect workers and others from infection
- Describe the four biosafety levels and the protective measures used by each type of laboratory when handling infectious materials
- Provide examples of the types of biological agents handled in each type of laboratory
- Describe typical places where each type of laboratory can be found in the US