Authors: Kevin Holmes, Steve Perfetto, Hank Pletcher, Ingrid Schmid

The Flow Cytometry Biosafety course will provide a summary of biosafety principles as they apply to flow cytometry and cell sorting and provide an overview of applicable standards and risk assessment. The topics covered will be:

  • Biosafety Principles and Procedures
  • Understanding Risk Assessment
  • Instrument-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Biosafety in Cell Sorting
  • Containment Testing

At the completion of this course, students will have a clearer understanding of the principles and practices of biosafety as it pertains to flow cytometry, in particular cell sorting. Additionally, you will have a list of resources to aid in risk assessment and the development of Standard Operating Procedures in your own lab. 

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Flow Cytometry Biosafety Course (Click View Now to Open the Course)
Lesson 1: Biosafety Principles and Procedures
Lesson 2: Understanding Risk Assessment
Lesson 3: Instrument-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Lesson 4: Biosafety in Cell Sorting
Lesson 5: Containment Testing
Individual topic purchase: Selected
American Society for Clinical Pathology
CMLE: 1.50
This continuing medical laboratory education activity is recognized by the American Society for Clinical Pathology for 1.5 CMLE credit. ASCP CMLE credits are acceptable for the ASCP Board of Registry Certification Maintenance Program.
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