Please note: The Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines, 3rd Edition 2004 has been archived and is for reference, research or record keeping purposes only. Please refer to the Canadian Biosafety Standards and Guidelines (CBSG) developed in collaboration with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for current standards and guidelines for the design, construction and operation of facilities in which pathogens or toxins are handled or stored.
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