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Document ID (ISN)108746
CIS number 08-1210
ISSN - Serial title 1896-8082 - Praca i Zdrowie
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rybacki M., Michowicz A.
Title Exposure to viruses at the workplace, with the example of viral hepatitis
Original title Zagrożenia wirusowe w miejscu pracy na przykładzie wirusowego zapalenia wątroby [in Polish]
Bibliographic information 2008, No.1, p.10-16. Illus.
Abstract The characteristics of hepatitis B and C viruses are presented, together with their infection mechanisms. The occupational groups most exposed to infection hazards from these viruses are mentioned, together with the methods of prevention and treatment.
Descriptors (primary) contagion; infectious hepatitis; plant safety and health organization; biological hazards; risk factors; health care personnel
Descriptors (secondary) Poland; viruses; limitation of exposure; infection control; medical treatment; hospitals; safe working methods; vaccination; needle-stick injuries
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases