Best Practice Guidelines

WP3 – Best practices for Biosafety, Biosecurity and Quality Management

VetBioNet works in partnership with the International Veterinary Biosafety Workgroup (IVBW), a 167 members organisation involved in farmed animal high containment from across the world, with a mission to “promote best practice in microbiological biocontainment and safety in veterinary laboratories that have national responsibility for the health of large animals, and which operate at biosafety level 3 and 4.  VetBioNet has a page on the IVBW for sharing its outputs on best practice guidance notes.

These guidances cover a wide range of topics and are focused on the specific challenges of running a High Containment Facility for Farmed Animal Species, and currently include:

A link to the site can be found below:

International Veterinary Biosafety Workgroup – Home

Related public deliverables:


IRTA-CReSA Fall Course – Biocontainment & Biosecurity PPT presentations folder