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Document ID (ISN)67869
CIS number 96-2311
ISSN - Serial title 0959-8146 - British Medical Journal
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Snashall D.
Title Occupational infections
Bibliographic information 31 Aug. 1996, Vol.313, p.551-554. Illus.
Abstract This information note is part of the series ABC of Work Related Disorders. The following conditions are surveyed: anthrax, glanders, ankylostomiasis, brucellosis, leptospirosis, tuberculosis, viral hepatitis (B and C), HIV infection, diseases spread from farm animals, non-agricultural diseases (due to contaminated oil, ear infections in divers, legionellosis, infections transmitted to health workers, Lyme disease in forestry workers). Because of their increased risk of infection, workers in certain occupations need specific immunizations.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; biological hazards; infectious diseases; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) ankylostomiasis; data sheet; tuberculosis; zoonoses; anthrax; brucellosis; glanders; leptospirosis; infectious hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; health services; agriculture; schedule of occupational diseases; immunization; forestry
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) Zoonoses
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)