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Life sciences is a broad term covering a wide variety of topics. There are life sciences involved in clinical, medical, and scientific research; pharmaceutical research; medical devices; devices and/or equipment that may be surgically implanted (e.g., hip replacements, breast implants); and many other areas that might require surveillance. Related topics include active surveillance for localized prostate cancer; animal disease surveillance; blood safety and surveillance; infectious disease surveillance; radiological effluent surveillance; pharmaceutical surveillance; food safety, food-borne disease, and food contaminant surveillance; environmental contaminant surveillance; tuberculosis and drug-resistant tuberculosis surveillance; immune surveillance; medical device surveillance; patient surveillance after cancer treatment; primary liver cancer surveillance; children’s health surveillance; and viruses in food and water surveillance.

In business terms, security for life sciences companies may be listed as being ...

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