|Document ID (ISN)||110084|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Risk and burden associated with the acquisition of viral hepatitis A and B in the corporate traveler
||Aug 2008, Vol.50, No.8, p.935-944. Illus. 74 ref.
||As the number of international business travellers continues to grow, so does the list of destinations, many of which are endemic for hepatitis A and B. For employers, infected employees can result in increased health care costs and reduced productivity. Safe and efficacious vaccines are available. Well-designed immunization plans organized within the enterprise health system can prevent hepatitis A and B when employees are abroad on business. This article discusses the risks, costs and prevention of hepatitis A and B for international business travellers.
||infectious hepatitis; air transport; developing countries; immunization; risk factors
||plant health organization; health programmes; vaccination; sickness absenteeism; economic aspects; work efficiency
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
Viral diseases (other than aids)
OSH in developing countries
Bacterial and parasitic diseases