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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.
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