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Biohazardous Shipping
In an effort to ensure proper handling and labeling for biohazardous being shipped both USA and other government agencies require shipping training for those individuals who are likely to ship such materials.
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Category A
Is any biological specimen that is considered an infectious substance known to contain or suspected of containing a pathogen. Category A
Category B
Is any biological specimen that is considered an infectious substance that is not in a form generally capable of causing permanent disability or life-threatening or fatal disease in otherwise healthy humans or animals when exposure to it occurs. This includes Category B infectious substances transported for diagnostic or investigational purposes. Category B Guidelines

Updates
Comparative Analysis of 4th and 5th Editions of the BMBE
(pdf file)
Biohazard Sign Template
(Word document)
Fact Sheets

Accidental Contact

Aerosol Production and Exposure Control

Guidelines for Research Involving rDNA Molecules

Hepatitis B Information

Universal Precautions for Handling Human Blood

Biological Spill Response BSL-2

Emergency Contacts and Resources

USA Exposure Control Plan

Biosafety Officer: Dr. Elliot Carter
Phone: 251-461-7790
Email: ecarter@health.southalabama.edu

Emergency Medical Care
USA Urgent Care
307 University Blvd. N
TRB Bldg III, Suite 1275
Mobile, Al. 36688
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
(251) 414-8101 Phone
(251) 414-8227 Fax

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