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Document ID (ISN)34382
CIS number 80-1690
ISSN - Serial title 0025-8458 - Medizinische Klinik
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Marinescu-Dinizvor G.
Title Erysipeloid in slaughterhouse workers
Original title Erysipeloid bei Schlachthofarbeitern [in German]
Bibliographic information 1979, Vol.74, No.45, p.1686-1688. 21 ref.
Abstract The incidence and clinical course of the dermal form of erysipeloid in 125 slaughterhouse workers is described. The highest frequency was in summer and autumn.Most cases occurred in persons in contact with infected pork materials, rarely with beef. The most frequent localisation of the process was the index fingers and thumbs of both hands.
Descriptors (primary) erysipeloid; meat industry; slaughtering; skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) symptoms
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Food industry
Bacterial and parasitic diseases