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Followup Report on the Security of Biological Agents at U.S. Department of Agriculture Laboratories

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number:
Report Type
Joint Report
Agency Wide
No (location specific)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


Agencies need to provide more specific guidance to BSL-3 laboratories on how to interpret and enforce the biosecurity measures listed in the BSL-3 manual. For example: • Site-specific guidance for inventory recordkeeping. • The type and frequency of internal reviews to be conducted and by whom. • Site-specific guidance for cybersecurity issues.