Nominations for FRaBSA Board are now open

If you would like to nominate someone for the FRaBSA Board – here is your chance (self-nominations are welcome)

FRaBSA 2021-22 Board Nominations

Position descriptions and by-laws are available under the Members Only Tab

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BMBL 6th edition

  • Electronic pdf now available on CDC and NIH (safety) website
  • Electronic version is 508 compliant
  • Hard copy versions will be available beginning December 1st
  • CDC INFO On-Demand – Publications
    Enter the publication ID (300859)
  • NIH is providing an email box for errata
  • We intended to do electronic updates and an errata page that can be appended to the hard copy, but no updates to the hard copy
    BMBLComments@mail.nih.gov
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ABSA Risk Group Database App

Risk Group Database App
FREE for iTunes and Android!

ABSA International created an app for the ABSA Risk Group Database, which is available for Apple and Android devices. The app will allow users to access the ABSA Risk Group Database on their mobile devices.

The ABSA Risk Group Database consists of international risk group classifications for Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi, and Parasites. In many countries, including the United States, infectious agents are categorized in risk groups based on their relative risk. Depending on the country and/or organization, this classification system might take the following factors into consideration: pathogenicity of the organism; mode of transmission and host range; availability of effective preventive measures (e.g., vaccines); availability of effective treatment (e.g., antibiotics); and other factors.

iPhone and iPad Instructions:
You can download the Risk Group Database app in the Apple iTunes store by searching for “Risk Group Database app.”

Android Instructions:
You can download the Risk Group Database app in the Google Play Store by searching for “Risk Group Database.”

The app only works when your device is connected to the internet.

Please send any comments or suggestions about the app to info@absa.org. An update is being planned for early October.

ABSA International would like to express our sincere gratitude to the fellows at the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Program (NBBTP) for updating the ABSA Risk Group Database.

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