Informational

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (5th Edition)

Published by the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health, the Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) is an advisory document recommending best practices for the safe conduct of work in biomedical and clinical laboratories from a biosafety perspective. 

The 5th Edition of the BMBL includes information on the following topics:

  • Occupational medicine and immunization
  • Decontamination and sterilization
  • Laboratory biosecurity and risk assessment
  • Biosafety level 3 (Ag) laboratories
  • Agent summary statements for some agricultural pathogens
  • Biological toxins