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Document ID (ISN)50395
CIS number 88-1543
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1987
Convention or series no. Fiche médico-technique No.22
Author(s) Leprince A.
Title Infection by human immunodeficiency virus and occupational medicine
Original title Infection par le virus de l'immunodéficience humaine et médecine du travail [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 1987, No.31, p.197-218. Illus. 97 ref.
Abstract Infection by HIV: historical review, the agent itself, physiological and pathological hypotheses, serological methods, clinical picture, transmission, information and prevention. Present epidemiological situation in France and elsewhere. Problems posed by HIV in the workplace (except in health care): aptitude for work, vaccination, work overseas, risk for HIV transmission in connection with first aid in the workplace, features of certain occupations, hygiene, the counselling role of the occupational physician. Problems of health-care personnel: aptitude for work, risk of HIV infection, prevention, action to be taken in case of an accident involving a risk of HIV contamination. Conclusion.
Descriptors (primary) occupational medicine; immunodeficiency syndrome
Descriptors (secondary) France; discriminatory practices; infectious diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
HIV/AIDS