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Considerations for Handling Potential SARS-CoV-2 Samples

Laboratory practices for bench work apply to ALL laboratory procedures. Additional practices and equipment are indicated at each level. Last revision 3/20/2020 Prepared by ABSA International Emerging Infectious Diseases Consortium To DOWNLOAD, Click HERE. References: * CDC Guidance for Laboratory … Continue reading

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Risk Assessment Template for 2019-nCoV

BRAP RESOURCES SHARING: From Annex 2 of the WHO Laboratory biosafety guidance for novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Interim Recommendations. Although a qualitative approach to combining likelihood and severity parameters in a risk matrix is provided as a risk evaluation method here, … Continue reading

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WHO Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for handling of COVID19 specimens.

Introduction: The purpose of this post is to provide interim guidance on laboratory biosafety related to the testing of clinical specimens of patient that meet the case definition of the novel pathogen identified in Wuhan, China, i.e. 2019 novel coronavirus … Continue reading

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