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Document ID (ISN)48459
CIS number 87-1499
ISSN - Serial title 0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lifson A.R., Castro K.G., McCray E., Jaffe H.W.
Title National surveillance of AIDS in health care workers
Bibliographic information 19 Dec. 1986, Vol.256, No.23, p.3231-3234. 36 ref.
Abstract Analysis of the occupation of all persons in the USA with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) reported to the Centers for Disease Control (Atlanta), with particular attention paid to the 922 (5.5% of the total) with employment in a health-care or clinical laboratory setting, supports other studies that indicate that the risk of human immunodeficiency virus transmission in the occupational setting is low.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; USA; hospitals; immunodeficiency syndrome; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) survey; statistical trends
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) HIV/AIDS
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases