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Document ID (ISN)50977
CIS number 89-316
ISBN(s) 0-660-12202-2
Year 1986
Convention or series no. CCOHS/CCHST P86-18E
Author(s) Bertolini R.
Title Legionnaires' disease - A summary of the occupational health concern
Bibliographic information Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), 250 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, 1986. 6p. Illus. 18 ref.
Abstract This overview discusses: indoor and outdoor environments; the name; legionnaires' disease in Canada; clinical aspects of the disease; incubation period; predisposing conditions; causal factor; diagnosis and treatment; transmission of the disease (cooling towers, drinking water); preventive measures.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; air conditioner disease; legionellosis
Descriptors (secondary) symptoms; cooling towers; medical treatment; drinking water; diagnosis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Pneumoconioses