Hazard Group 3


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Hazard Group 3

A category of microorganisms from the UK’s Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens which corresponds to Biohazard Level 3 organisms, which the ACDP defines as biological agents that can cause severe human disease and present a serious hazard to employees. Hazard Group 3 agents may spread to the community, but effective prophylaxis or treatment is often available.

Examples
HBV, HCV, HIV, Salmonella typhi, Salmonella paratyphi, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Brucella, Creutzfeldt-Jakob agent.
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