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Document ID (ISN)104457
CIS number 05-727
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title Working with highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Bibliographic information Health and Safety Executive (http://www.hse.gov.uk/), United Kingdom, 2005. Internet document (2+2+1p.)
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/biosafety/diseases/avianflu.htm [in English]
Abstract Information sheet on avian influenza (also known as bird flu), aimed at people who may be exposed to infected animals. There are two associated data sheets with more specific information: Avoiding The Risk Of Infection When Working With Poultry That Is Suspected Of Having Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) and Avoiding The Risk Of Zoonotic Infections When Working With Poultry That Is Not Suspected Of Having Avian Influenza.
Descriptors (primary) avian influenza; United Kingdom; infectious diseases; zoonoses; birds
Descriptors (secondary) data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Zoonoses
Animal hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)