biocontainment


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to biocontainment: biosafety level 3

biocontainment

[‚bī·ō·kən′tān·mənt]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The Directorate of Operational Medicine supports biocontainment and crisis response, and contingency medical planning and preparedness (executed by the Office of Strategic Medical Preparedness) and provides direct medical support to security and protective operations (via the Office of Protective Medicine).
They also examine the US domestic response to Ebola and the experience of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit.
Ribner, "Ebola virus disease: preparedness and infection control lessons learned from two biocontainment units," Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, vol.
Managing potential laboratory exposure to Ebola virus by using a patient biocontainment care unit.
Investigators at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases compared in vitro and in vivo approaches to the inactivation of Ebola virus specimens before removal from high-level biocontainment, to evaluate the efficacy of methods of chemical inactivation.
Commenting on the theme of the workshop, he considered biosafety, biosecurity and biocontainment important areas of concern around the globe and lauded COMSATS, ISESCO and PAS for successfully holding the event on this crucial theme.
On the plus side, the educational facilities category in August advanced 17 percent, lifted by the start of the $705 million National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kan., which is a biocontainment laboratory for the Department of Homeland Security that will study diseases affecting the nation's agricultural industry and public health.
Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, is the new home for the next generation of a biocontainment system designed to safely transport medical people who become ill while working in the field caring for patients suffering from highly contagious pathogens.
Being the first bio-containment laboratory of the country working 24X7 for last 15 years, the dedicated staff has gained experience in running and maintenance of such lab and therefore, it is in a position to be the torch-bearer for other organizations that are now trying to create and run bio-containment laboratories in India and thus imparting trainings and conducting awareness programs on biosafety, biosecurity and the nuances of working in the biocontainment laboratories.
Its agenda included building National Biocontainment Laboratories (NBLs), secure facilities intended for research on biodefense applications, at participating universities around the country.
Texas A&M University, $75 million for a biocontainment research facility.