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Document ID (ISN)50780
CIS number 88-2075
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Title Micro-organisms as an occupational hazard - A report on needs for research in the medical field
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsfonden, Box 1122, 111 81 Stockholm, Sweden, July 1983. 22p. 16 ref.
Abstract Contents of this report concerning the medical aspects of airborne microorganisms: exposure to microorganisms in different work environments (spores from fungi and actinomycetes, bacteria, endotoxins and mycotoxins, odours from moulds); effects of exposure (cell reactions, symptomatology, allergic alveolitis, reactions to toxins); limitation of exposure; needs for research (investigations of exposure, epidemiological investigations, investigations of the course of disease, measures to improve the work environment).
Descriptors (primary) spores; moulds; biological hazards; pathogenic bacteria; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; report; allergies; toxic substances; applied research; cytotoxic effects; immunology; sampling and analysis; determination in air; round-up; health engineering
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards