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ID (ISN) del documento21564
Número CIS 74-1697
ISSN - Título de la serie 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Año 1974
Número de serie
Autor(es) Hinthorn D.R., Foster M.T., Bruce H.L., Aach R.D.
Título An outbreak of chimpanzee associated hepatitis.
Información bibliográfica June 1974, Vol.16, No.6, p.388-391. Illus. 25 ref.
Resumen A report of an outbreak of chimpanzee-associated hepatitis which occurred at a zoo and involved 14 animal handlers. The outbreak had characteristics of short-incubation or type A viral hepatitis and was traced to a recently imported chimpanzee. Considerable caution would seem advisable in the handling of newly imported subhuman primates and especially their excreta. Routine screening for elevated serum transaminases on arrival might prove valuable in detecting animals capable of transmitting hepatitis.
Descriptores (primarios) zoonosis; parques zoológicos; hepatitis vírica
Descriptores (secundarios) chimpancés; determinación de la actividad enzimática; biopsia hepática; transaminasas
Tipo de documento -
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Liver diseases
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Zoonoses