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We define a P4 Laboratory advanced research center, specialized and equipped for the study of pathogens microscopic Class 4. They are classified according to very high hazard  . Pathogens class P4 are typically virus for which there is no specific vaccine, such as' Ebola , the Lassa , the Crimean-Congo and Marburg .
Laboratories P4 apply very strict security protocols, called NSB4 (Niveau de sécurité 4) in French and BL 4 (Biosafety level 4) in English
There are numerous world-class laboratories in P4:
- The CDC in Atlanta ( United States )
- L ' USAMRIID (U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases) at Fort Detrick, United States
- P4 Canada
- The P4 Jean Mérieux laboratory in Lyon (France)
- P4 Netherlands
- P4 Germany
- P4 Italy
- P4 Spain
- P4 Sweden
- P4 Hungary
- P4 South Africa
- P4 Russia
- P4 China
- P4 Australia
- P4 Switzerland (Geneva)
- ) Definizione dal sito web del Laboratorio P4 Jean Merieux ^ The "dangerousness" is determined by the rate of mortality in case of infection (see (FR) Definition from the website of the Laboratory P4 Jean Mérieux
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Vials of Virus Missing from Army Lab2009-04-26 15:39:53 by ManOfFewWords
Army criminal investigators are looking into the possibility that disease samples are missing from biolabs at Fort Detrick.
As first reported in today's edition of The Frederick News-Post by columnist Katherine Heerbrandt, the investigators are from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division unit at Fort Meade.
Chad Jones, spokesman for Fort Meade, said CID is investigating the possibility of missing virus samples from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases.
He said the only other detail he could provide is that the investigation is ongoing
US Army is missing lethal flu vials from lab2009-04-28 19:35:15 by LetsNotTalkAboutIt
The U.S. Army is finishing an investigation into the disappearance of three vials of a potentially lethal pathogen from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, Md., the Washington Post reported today (see GSN, Feb. 10).
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