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Document ID (ISN)48082
CIS number 87-1091
ISSN - Serial title 0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) LaForce F.M.
Title Immunizations, immunoprophylaxis, and chemoprophylaxis to prevent selected infections
Bibliographic information 8 May 1987, Vol.257, No.18, p.2464-2470. 55 ref.
Abstract This communication from the United States Preventive Services Task Force presents in a systematic way indications, strategy and implementation, efficacy, contraindications and commentary on vaccination programmes against certain infectious diseases, including those to which certain occupational groups are exposed: hepatitis A (vaccination indicated among travellers to under-developed tropical countries, and among staff at day-care centres and food-handling facilities where hepatitis A has recently occurred); hepatitis B (health-care workers); rabies (veterinarians, animal handlers); malaria (travellers to tropical countries).
Descriptors (primary) infectious diseases; medical prevention; immunization
Descriptors (secondary) USA; tropical diseases; infectious hepatitis; rabies; developing countries; hepatitis; health services; veterinary services; malaria
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)