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bi·o·safe·ty

(b-ī'ō-saf'tē),
Safety measures applied to the handling of biologic materials or organisms with a known potential to cause disease in humans. Current recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are to follow universal precautions, that is, to treat all human samples of blood and body fluid as infectious.
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biosafety

(bī′ō-sāf′tē)
n.
The set of measures taken to ensure the safe handling of biohazardous materials, such as pathogens, biological contaminants, and genetically modified organisms, especially to prevent their accidental spread beyond a laboratory or research facility.
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Any activity intended to safeguard a population from the untoward effects of potentially infectious biological materials or infectious agents, and minimize their environmental impact
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bi·o·safe·ty

(bī'ō-sāf'tē)
Safety measures applied to the handling of biologic materials or organisms with a known potential to cause disease in humans.
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Under the MoU, the association will provide technical support to the engaged laboratories and will assist in constituting a bio-safety committee for regular review of bio-safety and security status in the laboratory.
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