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Mobile all hazards receipt facility/analytical laboratory

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A mobile All Hazards Receipt Facility (AHRF) is provided in an enclosure suitable for mounting on a base vehicle such as a semi-trailer. The AHRF includes a containment area compliant with BSL-3 standards, a containment area compliant with BSL-2 standards, a unique bleaching/decontamination station having an airlock to the outside for receiving incoming sample containers, a class III Biosafety Cabinet (Glovebox) connected to the bleaching station via an airlock through which samples are passed for processing, a biosafety cabinet as well as an onboard air handling system that provides air conditioning, filtration and exhaust and maintains appropriate BSL-2 and BSL-3 air pressure differentials.

Inventors: 
Henry, Charles E.; Noya, George J.; Faure, Luis E.; Heyl, Monica J.; Reutter, Dennis J.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Civil engineering
FIle Date: 
2007-05-22
Grant Date: 
2011-07-26
Grant time: 
1,526 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
28
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
2
Assignee: 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA