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Activities with pathogens Change indication

Anyone who has already received a permit to work with pathogens and has notified the first commencement of the activity is obliged to notify the competent authority immediately if:

  • significant changes are made in the nature and scope of the activity, the nature of the premises and facilities or the disposal measures,
  • terminates the activity with pathogens, or
  • the activity with pathogens is resumed.

Even if there is no permission requirement, changes to the activity must be displayed.

Persons who carry out microbiological examinations for diagnostics on their own patients are exempt from the permit requirement. These are, for example,

  • Doctors,
  • dentists and
  • Veterinarians.

Anyone who works under the supervision of a person who has a permit or is exempt from the permit requirement does not have to report a change in activity.

Further information on the topic of "Activities with pathogens" can be found in the following services:

  • Activities with pathogens Display
  • Activities with pathogens permit
Act on the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases in Humans (IfSG)

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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