Level 3 Biological Containment Laboratory

The Level 3 Biological Containment Laboratory of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), dependent on General Research Services (SGIker) is installed at the Lascaray Research Center. It occupies an area of 140 m2 on the first floor of the building, and meets all the requirements, including validation and certification to ensure they comply permanently with predetermined specifications.

A Level 3 Biological Containment Laboratory is a biological containment chamber for handling potentially thickened hazardous biological agents under contamination level 3, i.e., infectious microorganisms by air, for example Mycobacterium tuberculosis, including genetically modified cultures, cellular and human endoparasites, which may provoke any infection, allergy or toxicity, having medical cure and posing medium risk to the population.