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Document ID (ISN)31464
CIS number 79-1092
ISSN - Serial title 0012-0472 - Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Liebknecht W.L.
Title Tuberculosis hazard for medical personnel
Original title Tuberkulosegefährdung des ärztlichen Personals [in German]
Bibliographic information 4 Aug. 1978, Vol.103, No.31, p.1237-1240. 28 ref.
Abstract Unlike the general public, health service personnel is exposed to a high tuberculosis risk, as 2 public health regional offices in the Fed.Rep. of Germany confirm. The importance of mass miniature radiography and tuberculosis vaccination for these workers is stressed. Several cases of late primary tuberculosis in non-vaccinated persons are cited.
Descriptors (primary) tuberculosis; medical supervision; health services
Descriptors (secondary) infectious diseases; miniature radiography; vaccination; health hazards
Document type -
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases