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What does BSL stand for?

BSL stands for Biosafety Level

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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.
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.