Biosafety Level - 3 (BSL-3) Laboratory

The Biosafety level three facility (BSL-3) is a containment facility located in the Centre for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR) Building, IISc Campus, Bangalore for carrying out associated research activities involving airborne pathogens such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) and other human pathogens including HIV and Hepatitis Virus. It consists of three BSL3 labs and one infection-cum-necropsy room. There are appropriate change rooms, an autoclave room, a media preparation room, and a plant room. This lab has special safety and engineering features for maintaining requisite negative pressure environment to ensure unidirectional airflow, and for ensuring safety of lab personnel.

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