Handbook: Good laboratory practice (2nd edition)


Good laboratory practice (GLP) is the recognized rules governing the conduct of non-clinical safety studies. They ensure the quality, integrity and reliability of study data.

This 2nd edition handbook is designed to aid countries upgrading their laboratories to GLP status. Based on the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) principles of GLP, the handbook provides laboratories and trainers in disease-endemic countries with technical information necessary to implement GLP programmes.


World Health Organization, Geneva. ISBN 978 92 4 154755 0, 328 pp.

Handbook: Good laboratory practice (2nd edition)

Published 1 January 2009