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Document ID (ISN)77585
CIS number 01-1835
Year 2000
Convention or series no. NTP 545-2000
Author(s) Alonso Espaladé R.M., Martí Solé M.C., Constans Aubert A.
Title Biological hazard prevention in the laboratory: Work with parasites
Original title Prevención del riesgo biológico en el laboratorio; trabajo con parásitos [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2000. 6p. Illus. 11 ref.
Internet access 01-1835.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note describes the risks associated with working with parasites in laboratories as well as the appropriate corresponding protective measures. Contents: different types of parasites and the diseases for which they are responsible; characteristics of parasites (host-parasite relationship, means of infection, ways of entry); description of protozoa, trematodes, nematodes and cestodes, risks to workers involved in their handling and precautions to be taken.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; Spain; biological hazards; infectious diseases; parasitic diseases
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; protozoan infections; data sheet; risk factors; biosafety cabinets
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases