|Document ID (ISN)||104169|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2005-109
||Lenhart S.W., Schafer M.P., Singal M., Hajjeh R.A.
||Histoplasmosis - Protecting workers at risk
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2002, USA, Dec. 2004. Rev.ed. vi, 31p. Illus. 146 ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2005-109/pdfs/2005-109.pdf [in English]
||This booklet is a revised edition of the document analyzed under CIS 97-2064. It describes the nature and causes of histoplasmosis, an infectious disease caused by inhaling spores of the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Main topics covered: definition of histoplasmosis; diagnosis; jobs and activities at risk of exposure to H. capsulatum spores; precautions to reduce exposure; selection and use of respirators; other personal protective equipment; other infectious agents to which workers could be exposed; further sources of information.
||USA; infection control; histoplasmosis
||dust control; spores; birds; skin tests; diagnosis; respirators; fungi
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases