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Document ID (ISN)56588
CIS number 91-1720
ISSN - Serial title 0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de sa˙de ocupacional
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Siqueira L.F.G., Almeida R.G., Lang D., Francisco W., Ottati S.M., Santos M.F.Q., Belda W., Silveira M.C.
Title Biosafety in STD laboratories
Original title Biosseguranša em laboratˇrios de DST [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 1989, Vol.17, No.65, p.16-32. 38 ref.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) laboratory work; infection control; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) disinfection of equipment; bacterial diseases; parasitic diseases; experimental animals; pathogenic bacteria; helminthic infections; safety guides; syphilis; mycoses; virus diseases; infectious hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; inhalation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases