Bacteria that are BSL-1 compliant.

Nick Harby harby at dcwi.com
Wed Aug 14 11:39:59 EST 2002

Check the ATCC bacteria lists of the species you are interested in.
Many as you suspect are Biosafety Level 1.

Paul Herrera wrote:

> What bacterial agents are approved for use under Biosafety Level 1
> (BSL-1) protocols. So far I have found 4:
> Bacillus subtilis var. niger
> Escherichia coli (K-12 strain)
> Lactobacillus acidophilus
> Lactobacillus casei
> Surely there are more that these four strains. Any help will be
> appreciated. Thanks.
> P. Herrera
> Dept. Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health
> Texas A&M University
> pherrera at cvm.tamu.edu

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