|Document ID (ISN)||48082|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
|Convention or series no.
||Immunizations, immunoprophylaxis, and chemoprophylaxis to prevent selected infections
||8 May 1987, Vol.257, No.18, p.2464-2470. 55 ref.
||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).
||infectious diseases; medical prevention; immunization
||USA; tropical diseases; infectious hepatitis; rabies; developing countries; hepatitis; health services; veterinary services; malaria
||D - Periodical articles
|Broad subject area(s)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)