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Document ID (ISN)109653
CIS number 09-708
ISSN - Serial title 1120-2971 - Prevenzione oggi
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sernia S.
Title Tuberculosis biological risk in the workplace: Legislative aspects, specific prophylaxis, new perspectives and management criticalities
Original title Il rischio biologico da tubercolosi in ambito occupazionale: aspetti legislativi, profilassi specifica, nuovi orientamenti e criticitÓ gestionali [in Italian]
Bibliographic information 2nd quarter 2008, Vol.4, No.2, p.1-16. Illus. 9 ref.
Internet access [in Italian] [in English]
Abstract This editorial discusses tuberculosis risks at the place of work, addressing diagnosis (skin tests, blood tests) and prophylaxis (vaccination, health surveillance), with reference to Italian legislation.
Descriptors (primary) tuberculosis; infectious diseases; medical supervision; biological hazards; diagnosis
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; Italy; determination in blood; vaccination; skin tests
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases