Projection of the facility is made as an Animal Biosafety Level 4, the most dangerous possible, and Biosafety Level 3-ag, an intermediate level, for the study of foreign animal and zoonotic diseases.
What does BL stand for?
BL stands for Biosafety Level
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- Big Log
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- Bill of Lading
- Bin Laden
- Binder Library
- Biocontainment Level (US DoD)
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95 Hardcover QR175 In a third volume produced within the framework of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) network, researchers explore agents that are rated at biosafety levels (BSL) three and four: highly pathogenic microorganisms that can potentially be used as biological weapons.
The NBAF would be the world's fourth Biosafety Level 4 laboratory capable of large animal research, replacing the aging Plum Island Animal Disease Center located off Long Island.
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 is expected to host 29 scientists and researchers studying infectious diseases, toxin-mediated diseases and medical biodefense, according to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine spokesman Thomas M.
While Duke researchers and others have worked with these agents, animal research testing requires carefully planned and constructed biosafety level 3 labs with specialized equipment, notes Richard Frothingham, MD, building director of a new facility that's up to the task.
Baxter's vaccine production facilities are engineered for BioSafety Level 3 production, which means that they can use wild-type strains to help accelerate production.
Working under biosafety level 3, the second-highest level of protection against biohazards, Tumpey's team found that the reconstructed virus killed otherwise-healthy mite in 3 to 5 days.