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Document ID (ISN)68073
CIS number 96-2101
ISSN - Serial title 0793-4823 - Israel Journal of Occupational Health
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kordysh E., Goldsmith J.R.
Title Some communicable diseases and reproductive disorders in selected Negev kibbutzim: Occupational and other environmental factors
Bibliographic information 1996, Vol.1, No.2, p.155-159. 13 ref.
Abstract Significant positive correlation was found between work with animals and the frequency of spontaneous abortions as well as acute upper respiratory tract infections. Women with field or orchard work history had more frequent ectopic pregnancies; such work increased also the incidence of jaundice.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; occupation disease relation; orchards; agriculture; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) Israel; animals; respiratory diseases; expectant mothers; abortion; genetic effects; jaundice
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceIsrael
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Livestock rearing
Agriculture
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures