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Document ID (ISN)105076
CIS number 06-716
ISSN - Serial title 1136-6532 - Medicina Marítima
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mirón Hernández M.A.
Title Diseases caused by biological agents in the fishing sector
Original title Enfermedades por agentes biológicos en el sector de la pesca [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2004, Vol.4, No.2, p.147-150. 8 ref.
Abstract Presented in the form of a table, this article summarizes the main infectious diseases that can affect fishermen, namely yellow fever, plague, tetanus, leptospirosis, skin infections, schistomiasis, amoebiasis, dermatomycosis, dermatitis and asthma. For each infectious agent, the table also mentions the mode of entry, characteristic symptoms, preventive measures and medical treatment.
Descriptors (primary) infectious diseases; fishing; biological hazards; infection control
Descriptors (secondary) tetanus; yellow fever; plague; infectious skin diseases; asthma; schistosomiasis; amoebic dysentery; leptospirosis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases