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Document ID (ISN)61745
CIS number 94-373
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Blanchin N., Abadia G., Leprince A.
Title Risk of infection associated with the management and handling of experimental animals in animal facilities
Original title Risques infectieux liés à la maintenance et à la manipulation des animaux de laboratoire pour le personnel travaillant dans les animaleries [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 1993, No.53, p.3-23. 61 ref.
Abstract Contents of this information sheet on the risk of infection associated with the handling of laboratory animals: 1. main infectious agents of animal origin which are pathogenetic in men (table on the use of vertebrate animals in 1990); 2. real risks in relation to the animals handled and their sources (table of bacterial, viral, parasitic, ectoparasitic and fungal diseases, with information on: name of the aetiological agent, degree of pathogenicity in man, animal vectors, mode of contamination diagnosis and treatment); 3. guidelines for the prevention of infectious risks in laboratory animal facilities (vaccinations, safety precautions in case of a bite or any other contaminating incident, training and information of employees).
Descriptors (primary) laboratory work; France; experimental animals; handling of animals; biological hazards; contamination; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) primates; viruses; zoonoses; health engineering; data sheet; health hazards; safe working methods; schedule of occupational diseases; vaccination; infection control
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Livestock rearing
Animal hazards
Biological hazards