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Document ID (ISN)105950
CIS number 06-1473
ISBN(s) 0-642-32665-7
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Work-related infectious and parasitic diseases [in] Australia
Bibliographic information Australian Safety and Compensation Council, info@ascc.gov.au, 2006. viii, 16p. 110 ref.
Internet access http://www.ascc.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/21E80109-9B4E-4125-AE64-0EFBF05E3FAD/0/Infectiousdiseasewebversion.pdf [in English]
Abstract This report provides a literature-based review of epidemiological studies on work-related infectious and parasitic diseases, including coverage of the magnitude and severity, causes, affected occupational groups and possible prevention approaches, with specific focus on Australia.
Descriptors (primary) Australia; infectious diseases; parasitic diseases
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; high-risk groups; epidemiologic study; infection control
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases