Safety measures in medical microbiology diagnostic laboratories

Safety measures in medical microbiology diagnostic laboratories

This implementation guide explains the various safety measures according to the Con¬tainment Ordinance (CO) that must be observed when performing analyses of clinical samples. The safety measures are basically derived from the classification of the activities into classes. 

At a glance


Nagoya Ordinance

Explanations of the use of genetic resources as well as FAQs and notification forms.

GMO monitoring

Nationwide monitoring of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the environment.

Experimental releases of GMOs

Completed and ongoing experimental releases of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Notification procedure for a contained use

Notifications and authorisation applications for activities with pathogens, genetically modified or alien organisms under the Containment Ordinance (ContainO).

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