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Document ID (ISN)67440
CIS number 96-1883
ISSN - Serial title 0962-7480 - Occupational Medicine
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brew I., Adisesh A.
Title Post-splenectomy sepsis - The role of occupational health
Bibliographic information June 1996, Vol.46, No.3, p.231-232. 6 ref.
Abstract The risks of serious infection in persons who have had their spleens removed (asplenics) are described along with the prophylaxis available and the role of the occupational health department in protecting asplenic employees. The importance of vaccination is stressed, particularly in employees travelling abroad.
Descriptors (primary) spleen; infection control; infectious diseases; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) vaccination
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases