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Document ID (ISN)38999
CIS number 83-188
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Seitz B., Seitz G., Denis J., Hamard H., Philbert M., Dughera J.
Title Result of a study of epidemic kerato-conjunctivitis (with adenovirus) in ophthalmological practice
Original title Résultat d'une enquête sur les kérato-conjonctivites épidémiques (à adénovirus) en milieu ophtalmologique [in French]
Bibliographic information 1982, Vol.43, No.6, p.484-485.
Abstract Results of a nationwide survey in France among ophthalmological services where the personnel seems at particularly high risk (230 cases reported, 108 of which were in medical staff, 86 in nursing staff and 36 in various other workers) due to the endemic nature of the disease transmitted by patients with infection occurring via the hands and medical instruments. This disease should be included in the schedule of occupational diseases.
Descriptors (primary) epidemic keratoconjunctivitis; eye injuries; vision welfare services
Descriptors (secondary) questionnaire survey; virus diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the eye and vision damage
Occupational health services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)