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Document ID (ISN)40750
CIS number 83-1916
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Environment Experts Group of the Swedish Foundation of Occupational Safety and Health (ASF's expertgrupp på området)
Title Microorganisms as a problem in the working environment
Original title Mikroorganismer som arbetsmiljöproblem [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsfonden, Box 1122, 111 81 Stockholm, Sweden, Mar. 1982. 21p. 16 ref.
Abstract Contents of this report on inflammatory or immunological reactions to inhalation of microorganisms: exposure to the spores of fungi and actinomycetes, to bacteria, to endotoxins and mycotoxins, to moulds; effects due to the exposure (reactions at the cell level, allergic alveolitis, reactions to toxins); prophylactic and therapeutic measures; survey of areas needing research (exposure studies, epidemiological studies, study of the courses of diseases, experimental studies, improvements in workplace conditions).
Descriptors (primary) spores; moulds; biological hazards; pathogenic bacteria; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; cytological effects; toxicoses; aspergillosis; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Biological hazards