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Document ID (ISN)33986
CIS number 80-1443
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Audibert E., Mehl J.
Title Exceptional occupational contamination in slaughterhouse personnel: Meningitis due to streptococcus R
Original title Une contamination professionnelle exceptionnelle parmi le personnel des abattoirs: la mÚningite par streptocoque R. [in French]
Bibliographic information Nov. 1979, Vol.40, No.11, p.1019-1021.
Abstract A case of streptococcal meningitis occurring in the swine slaughtering section of an abattoir is reported. Inoculation could have occurred through an open wound or by oral contamination. Prevention measures recommended are: veterinary inspection; general hygiene of swine slaughterhouse premises; personal hygiene.
Descriptors (primary) meningitis; slaughtering; streptococcal infections
Descriptors (secondary) case study; contamination; personal hygiene; swine
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Food, beverage and tobacco industries
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Diseases of the nervous system