Strengthening health security by implementing the International Health Regulations (2005)

Biorisk management: Laboratory biosecurity guidance


Publication details

Number of pages: 41
Publication date: 2006
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/CDS/EPR/2006.6


  • English
    pdf, 221kb

    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.