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

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)34666
CIS number 80-1985
ISSN - Serial title 0028-4793 - New England Journal of Medicine
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Polk B.F., White J.A., DeGirolami P.C., Modlin J.F.
Title An outbreak of rubella among hospital personnel.
Bibliographic information Sep. 1980, Vol.303, No.10, p.541-545. Illus. 29 ref.
Abstract An outbreak of 47 cases at a large medical-surgical hospital is reported. Epidemiological investigation suggested that the source was a dietary worker. Testing of hospital personnel for rubella antibody, and immunisation of seronegative subjects should be considered.
Descriptors (primary) hospitals; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) immunization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases