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Biosecurity for Animal Facilities and Associated Laboratories

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Although working with human pathogens and zoonotic agents has always carried a certain degree of danger, current events have resulted in an increased focus on the subject, including new regulations. The authors discuss a number of risk assessment and management activities that animal research facilities should use to evaluate strengthen their current programs.

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  1. Richmond is Director (retired), Office of Health and Safety, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.

    • Jonathan Y. Richmond PhD
  2. Nesby-O'Dell is Chief, External Activities Branch, Office of Health and Safety, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.

    • Shanna Nesby-O'Dell DVM

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