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Asociación Mexicana de Bioseguridad A.C. (AMexBio)
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Difusión de información en seguridad biológica (Bioseguridad), que involucra a los procedimientos para evitar la liberación accidental o intencionada de microorganismos.
Difusión de información en seguridad biológica (Bioseguridad), que involucra a los procedimientos para evitar la liberación accidental o intencionada de microorganismos.

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Concentrations and Sources of Airborne Particles in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Premature infants in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) have underdeveloped immune systems, making them susceptible to adverse health consequences from air pollutant exposure. Little is known about the sources of indoor airborne particles that contribute...

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Engineered nanomaterials: toward effective safety management in research laboratories
Background:  It is still unknown which types of nanomaterials and associated doses represent an actual danger to humans and environment. Meanwhile, there is consensus on applying the precautionary principle to these novel materials until more information is...

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Soliciting Stakeholder Input for a Revision of Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL): Proceedings of a Workshop.
Since its publication by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 1984, Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) has become the cornerstone of the practice of biosafety in the...

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Use of RODAC plates to measure containment of Mycobacterium #tuberculosis in a Class IIB biosafety cabinet during routine operations.
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND: Guidelines for the manipulation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) cultures require a Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) infrastructure and accompanying code of conduct. In this study, we aimed to validate and apply detection methods for viabl...

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#CRISPR, the disruptor
By  Heidi Ledford A powerful gene-editing technology is the biggest game changer to hit biology since PCR. But with its huge potential come pressing concerns. By and large, researchers see these gaps as a minor price to pay for a powerful technique. But Dou...

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Inactivation and Environmental Stability of #Zika Virus
Working with Zika virus, a Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) pathogen in the European Union, except for the United Kingdom (where it is BSL-3), requires specific safety precautions. No inactivation data specific for Zika virus are available; consequently, disinfect...

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Precauciones para trabajadores de la salud contra la exposición a virus #Zika, en salas de parto
Los CDC recomiendan tomar precauciones estándar en todos los entornos de atención médica para evitar que el personal y los pacientes se infecten con el virus del Zika y patógenos a través de la sangre (por ej., el virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana [VIH] ...

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Guide to Implementing a Safety Culture in our Universities
This guide is a roadmap for a university-wide effort to strengthen a culture of research safety. The guide has action steps, resources, and recommendations to help navigate the challenge of changing the culture of the institution. The guide is intended for ...

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The Respiratory Protection Effectiveness Clinical Trial (ResPECT)
BACKGROUND: Although N95 filtering facepiece respirators and medical masks are commonly used for protection against respiratory infections in healthcare settings, more clinical evidence is needed to understand the optimal settings and exposure circumstances...

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LINEAMIENTOS PARA LA GESTIÓN DE RIESGO BIOLÓGICO
Introducción: La gestión de riesgo biológico es fundamental para la Asociación Mexicana de Bioseguridad A.C., por lo cual se acrodó en Junio de 2014, elaborar estos lineamientos, basados en el contenido del documento CWA15793:2011: Laboratory Biorisk Manage...
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