BSL2 Requirements

Guidelines within the lab:

  • No food or drink is allowed in the lab.
  • Good laboratory practices must be followed.
  • PPE (gloves, gown, no open-toed shoes) is required.
  • Door must be closed at all times.

BLS-2 samples for the Sorters:

  • Aerosol Management system must be turned on.
  • 20 minutes is required at the end of each appointment for cleaning.
  • This should be included in the appointment time.
  • 10% bleach must be run for 10 minutes on a sample flow rate of 11.
  • Followed by EtOH and Water for 5 minutes each on a sample flow rate of 11.
  • Wipe down/disinfect sort block and Bulk injector.
  • Use red containers for waste.
  • Wipe down/disinfect work area after finishing use.