Section 1-7. Definitions – biological agents

For the purpose of these regulations, the following definitions shall apply:
  1. a.
    Biological factors: microorganisms, including genetically modified organisms, cell cultures, human endoparasites and prions that can induce infections, allergy or toxic effects in humans.
    Microorganisms means: a microbiological unit, cellular or non-cellular, able to replicate or transfer genetic material.
    Cell culture means: the result of in vitro cultivation of cells from multicellular organisms.
  2. b.
    micro-organism: any cellular or non-cellular microbiological entity capable of replication or of transferring genetic material.