BSL-2 Laboratory

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All Personal Protective Equipment shall be removed prior to leaving this work area.

Eating, drinking, smoking, applying cosmetics or lip balm and handling contacts lenses are prohibited in this work area.

Name of infectious agent(s):

Transmission route(s):

Special requirements for entering this area:

Emergency Contacts
Name Title Phone
AU Public Safety 2108
EH&S office 2190 or 2196

*Biosafety Level 2 is similar to BSL-1 and is suitable for work involving agents of moderate potential hazard to personnel and the environment. It differs from BSL-1 in that

  1. Lab personnel have specific training in handling pathogenic agents and directed to competent scientist;
  2. Access to the lab is limited when work is being conducted:
  3. Extreme precautions are taken with contaminated sharp items and
  4. Certain procedures in which infectious aerosols or splashes may be created are conducted in biological safety cabinets or other physical containment equipment

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