ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)19520
CIS number 72-2771
ISSN - Serial title 0003-7753 - Arbeitsmedizin - Sozialmedizin - Arbeitshygiene
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Title Occupational mycosis
Original title Die mykotische Infektion im Beruf [in German]
Bibliographic information June 1972, Vol.7, No.6, p.149-166. Illus. 123 ref.
Abstract This issue contains articles by a number of authors on mycotic disease in physicians, paramedical personnel, food-industry workers, agricultural workers, miners and immigrant labour. Sections are devoted to: spores; sources of infestation and environmental factors; mode of infestation; pathogenesis and clinical picture. Problems of diagnosis and demonstration of occupational causation are touched upon. A further article is devoted to the mycological laboratory, its equipment and methods of investigation, and indications are given on the identification of fungi on cultures.
Descriptors (primary) mycoses; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) mycology; symptoms; aspergillosis; diagnosis; pathogenesis; foreign workers; agriculture; food industry; mining industry; hospitals
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Mycoses
Bacterial and parasitic diseases