|Document ID (ISN)||56588|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de sa˙de ocupacional
|Convention or series no.
||Siqueira L.F.G., Almeida R.G., Lang D., Francisco W., Ottati S.M., Santos M.F.Q., Belda W., Silveira M.C.
||Biosafety in STD laboratories
||Biosseguranša em laboratˇrios de DST [in Portuguese]|
||Jan.-Mar. 1989, Vol.17, No.65, p.16-32. 38 ref.
||Article on infection control among workers in laboratories specialised in the detection of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Part I describes the risks (infection through inadvertent inhalation or ingestion of pathogens, contact with infected experimental animals, accidental self-inoculation with syringes), provides a table containing data on individual cases of infection (bacteria; fungi; viruses including HIV and Hepatitis A and B; parasitic organisms); suggested preventive methods (in particular, against Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Treponema pallidum (syphilis), Herpes virus and HIV (AIDS) virus); basic guidelines for safety in biomedical laboratories. Part II provides detailed information on proper methods of cleanliness, antisepsis, disinfection and sterilisation in order to reduce the likelihood of such infections.
||laboratory work; infection control; infectious diseases
||disinfection of equipment; bacterial diseases; parasitic diseases; experimental animals; pathogenic bacteria; helminthic infections; safety guides; syphilis; mycoses; virus diseases; infectious hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; inhalation
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Brazil|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases