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Descriptor English: Containment of Biohazards
Descriptor Spanish: Contención de Riesgos Biológicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Contenção de Riscos Biológicos
Descriptor French: Confinement de risques biologiques
Entry term(s): Biohazard Containment
Biohazards Containment
Biologic Containment
Biological Containment
Biosafety
Containment, Biohazard
Containment, Biohazards
Containment, Biologic
Containment, Biological
Containment, Physical
Physical Containment
Tree number(s): E05.235
N06.850.135.060.075.249
SP4.102.072.092.693.708.414
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003264
Scope note: Physical and biological barriers against the spread of potentially hazardous biologically active agents such as bacteria, viruses, recombinant nucleotides, contaminated bio-specimens, etc. Typically involves the use of specialized equipment, facilities, procedures, professional personnel and established protocols.
Annotation: do not use for radiation (= RADIATION PROTECTION)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 80
History Note: 80
DeCS ID: 3283
Unique ID: D003264
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Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/03/09
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Containment of Biohazards - Preferred
Concept UI M0005071
Scope note Physical and biological barriers against the spread of potentially hazardous biologically active agents such as bacteria, viruses, recombinant nucleotides, contaminated bio-specimens, etc. Typically involves the use of specialized equipment, facilities, procedures, professional personnel and established protocols.
Preferred term Containment of Biohazards
Entry term(s) Biohazard Containment
Biohazards Containment
Containment, Biohazard
Containment, Biohazards
Containment, Biologic - Broader
Concept UI M0005069
Preferred term Containment, Biologic
Entry term(s) Biologic Containment
Biological Containment
Containment, Biological
Biosafety - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000622407
Preferred term Biosafety
Physical Containment - Broader
Concept UI M0005072
Preferred term Physical Containment
Entry term(s) Containment, Physical



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