Definition of Level 3 biosafety
Level 3 biosafety: A level of biosafety considered appropriate for agents that may be transmitted by the respiratory route which can cause serious infection.
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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