Alert, response, and capacity building under the International Health Regulations (IHR)

Biorisk management: Laboratory biosecurity guidance

September 2006

  • English
    pdf, 221kb
  • Japanese
    Reproduced with the permission of the publisher - The National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

The concept of biosecurity was briefly described in the WHO's" Laboratory biosafety manual 3rd edition (2004). This latest document provides more detailed guidance on biosecurity within a biological laboratory and addresses its basic principles and best practices.

Readers are encouraged to provide comments on the document to labbiosec@who.int before the 22 December 2006.


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