BIOSAFETY LEVEL - 3 (BSL-3) FACILITY
BSL-3 facility at University of Hyderabad for research on pathogens:
1.Brucella melitensis, Brucella abortus
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.
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.