biologic safety hood

bi·o·log·ic safe·ty hood

(bī'ŏ-loj'ik sāf'tē hud)
Protective cabinet used for handling potentially dangerous aerosols. Airflow draws particles away from the laboratory worker.
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All blood culture vials detected as positive by the automated blood culture system, as well as all bone marrow and synovial fluid specimens, should be manipulated in biologic safety hoods until the isolated microorganisms are definitively determined to be other than Brucella sp.