Sorting of EBV transformed Human B cells

Joanne Lannigan joannelannigan at virginia.edu
Wed Jun 9 14:40:37 EST 2004


Quick question for the group, those who sort EBV transformed human B
cells, do you consider it BSL2 or BSL3 for the purpose of sorting?

I know the virus is classified as a BSL2 pathogen but considering its
mode of transmission is aerosols, does sorting raise its biosafety
level?

Thanks-


Joanne Lannigan, MS

Director, Flow Cytometry Core Facility

University of Virginia

Jordan Hall, Room 7067

P.O. Box 800734

Charlottesville, VA 22908-0734

Office: 434-924-0274

Lab: 434-243-2695

Fax: 434-982-1071

email: joannelannigan at virginia.edu


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