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Document ID (ISN)107015
CIS number 07-1207
ISSN - Serial title 1886-6123 - Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Muñoz Donzel N., Megias Guijo M., Moreno Toval E.
Title Occupational accidents resulting from exposure to the bacterium Legionella pneumophila
Original title Accidentes de trabajo derivados de la exposición a la bacteria Legionella pneumophila [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2006, No.40, p.24-28. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Legionellosis is a disease that can be acquired in occupational settings and which consists of two clinical forms, Pontiac fever and legionnaire's disease. This article comments on two Spanish court rulings in cases of accidental occupational exposure to Legionella pneumophila with fatal outcomes.
Descriptors (primary) biological hazards; legionellosis
Descriptors (secondary) Spain; case law; fatalities
Document type D - Periodical articles
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