|Document ID (ISN)||53094|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
|Convention or series no.
||Maroni M., Colombi A., Alcini D., FoÓ V.
||Health risks in the biotechnology industry
||Rischi per la salute nell'industria delle biotecnologie [in Italian]|
||July-Aug. 1987, Vol.78, No.4, p.272-282. 20 ref.
||Study of the specific risks of the biotechnology industry. They are: immunological diseases (bronchial asthma, contact dermatitis, oculo-rhinitis, extrinsic allergic alveolitis) - in some sectors (bioenzymes, pharmaceuticals, animal husbandry), such diseases may affect up to 30% of workers; immune deficits due to exposure to antiblastic drugs, immunodepressive substances or radiations; toxic effects due to exposure to antibotics and hormones; pathological effects of microorganisms (mycoses of the skin, exposure to antiviral vaccines, possible effects of exposure to microorganisms with recombinant DNA). Preventive methods are recommended.
||biotechnology industry; biological hazards
||literature survey; rhinitis; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; antibiotics; immunobiological changes; microorganisms; mycoses; asthma; eczema; hormones
||D - Periodical articles
||Other industries and occupations
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases