Medical Definition of Level 2 biosafety
Level 2 biosafety: A level of biosafety considered appropriate for agents that can cause human disease, but whose potential for transmission is limited.
A biosafety level is a specific combination of work practices, safety equipment, and facilities which are designed to minimize the exposure of workers and the environment to infectious agents.
The 4 standard biosafety levels are:
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