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Document ID (ISN)61921
CIS number 94-719
ISBN(s) 0-7506-0642-8
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Collins C.H.
Title Laboratory-acquired infections
Bibliographic information Butterworth-Heinemann, Lineacre House, Jordan Hill, Oxford OX2 8DP, United Kingdom, 3rd edition, 1993. xi, 274p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index Price: GBP 35.00.
Abstract Contents of this manual: the nature and occurrence of laboratory-acquired infections and how they are acquired; classification of microorganisms on the basis of hazard and laboratories on the basis of use; minimizing equipment and technique-related hazards; microbiological safety cabinets; collection, transport and receipt of infectious materials; decontamination; the laboratory worker; instruction in microbiological safety; the safe working environment; risk assessment, safety supervision and emergency contingency plans; precautions against laboratory-acquired hepatitis, AIDS, typhoid fever and tuberculosis; precautions with unconventional agents, parasites in Hazard Group 3, work with mammalian cell or tissue cultures and against infections in the post-mortem room.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; infection control; infectious diseases; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; safety training in industry; disinfection of equipment; local exhaust; tuberculosis; workplace design; infectious hepatitis; transport of materials; immunodeficiency syndrome; manuals; disinfection of air; exhaust ventilation; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; personal protective equipment; vaccination; medical supervision; classification systems; typhoid fever
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)