Oakland University Biosafety
Graham Health Center
408 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309

Biohazardous Defined

An agent of biological origin that has the capacity to produce deleterious effects on humans.

These agents may include, but are not limited to:
  • bacteria
  • viruses
  • fungi
  • recombinant DNA
  • pathogens carried by cultured cell lines
  • toxins and allergens derived from biological organisms
  • bloodborne pathogens