BSL-3 facility at University of Hyderabad for research on pathogens: 1.Brucella melitensis, Brucella abortus 2.Pathogenic Mycobacteria BSL - 3 Main Lab 1.Separated from areas that are open to unrestricted traffic flow within the building with limited access. 2.Maintained at -55pa. 3.The air is discharged through HEPA filters which are capable of filtering 0.3 micron air-borne particles with an efficiency of 99.97%. 4.The biohazard waste generated from the lab is directly sent to the autoclave via a different pass box provided. Animal BSL - 3 Lab 1.The ABSL-3 is equipped with “Individually ventilated cages” (IVC) with virus filtration efficiency 99.999987% and bacteria filtration efficiency 99.9999937%. 2.Also ensures optimal gas exchange as well as protection also during procedures or in case of power failure. 3.ABSL-3 lab is maintained at -52pa. 4.ABSL-3 lab also has a challenge room or dissection room for the challenge studies. Each room in the ABSL-3 lab is connected by pass box for the passage of the experimental samples. Pre-culture Room Both BSL-3 main lab and ABSL-3 lab is connected by pass box for the passage of the experimental samples. Well equipped decontamination facility.