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Document ID (ISN)66230
CIS number 96-164
ISSN - Serial title 0885-114X - Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Anselm E.
Title Tuberculosis in office settings: The anxiety and the reality
Bibliographic information Oct.-Dec. 1994, Vol.9, No.4, p.741-747. 7 ref.
Internet access 96-0164.pdf [in English]
Abstract Using three case studies as examples, the director of a major insurance carrier's employee health service shares his perspective on the importance of the early identification of potential exposures, screening for tuberculosis, and communicating to employees. The director emphasizes that "an appropriate level of vigilance" can prevent or minimize a significant number of workplace exposures.
Descriptors (primary) tuberculosis; pulmonary tuberculosis; medical prevention; infection control; office work
Descriptors (secondary) case study; exposure tests; immunodeficiency syndrome; early diagnosis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Office work
Bacterial and parasitic diseases