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Document ID (ISN)107115
CIS number 07-1208
ISSN - Serial title SST - Santé et Sécurité au Travail
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rammeh H., Ben Mansour H., Hidri A., Nouaigui H.
Title Legionella: To what extent and what prevention measures?
Original title Les légionelles: quelle ampleur et quelle prévention? [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan. 2007, No.40, p.2-10. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Contents of this special feature on legionellosis: bacterium responsible for propagation; zones of bacterial build-up; contamination by aerosol inhalation; individual factors that increase the risk; exposures that involve risk; epidemiological data; clinical forms (Pontiac fever, legionellosis); diagnosis; medical treatment; risk factors (humidification chambers, cooling towers); prevention (design of equipment, personal protection); environmental survey (sampling and analysis).
Descriptors (primary) bacteria; biological hazards; infection control; legionellosis
Descriptors (secondary) humidity control; epidemiological aspects; inhalation; air conditioner disease; medical treatment; cooling towers; diagnosis; personal protective equipment; sampling and analysis; aerosols
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceTunisia
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases