Volume 26, Number 11—November 2020
Validated Methods for Removing Select Agent Samples from Biosafety Level 3 Laboratories
|Agent (reference)||Positive serum||Positive plasma||Positive BAL||Positive overnight culture||Positive BAL cell pellet|
|Francisella tularensis (14)||0/6||0/6||1/6†||1/6†||NT|
*BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage; NT, not tested. †Negative result caused by contaminated tube cap. ‡Total success rate for filtration: 97%
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