Biological factors are here defined as microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi and microscopic parasites), cell cultures, endoparasites and components from microorganisms that may cause health damage to humans.
Procedures and exposure risks related to the following biological factors is described on the following pages:
- Blood and blood products
- Cell lines
- Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
- Laboratory animals
- Pathogenic microorganisms
See here for more detailed information on biological factors