Containment (Containmt) is the action of confining within a defined space a microbiological agent or other entity that is being cultured, stored, manipulated, transported, or destroyed to prevent or limit its contact with people and the environment. Methods to achieve containment include physical and biological barriers and inactivation using physical or chemical means.1.Primary Containment. Addresses the protection of personnel and the immediate laboratory environment from exposure to infectious agents. It involves using closed containers or biological safety cabinets along with secure operating procedures.

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