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Document ID (ISN)68913
CIS number 97-664
ISSN - Serial title 1250-3274 - Archives des maladies professionnelles et de médecine du travail
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Trela C.
Title Vaccination against Japanese encephalitis by an industrial physician
Original title Pratique de la vaccination contre l'encéphalite japonaise en médecine du travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1996, Vol.57, No.6, p.454-457. 5 ref.
Abstract Japanese encephalitis, a disease transmitted by mosquito bite, is endemic in many countries of South-East Asia. The disease may be fatal or have severe neurological after-effects. The vaccine against it has not yet received marketing authorization in France. It is now however possible to obtain temporary authorization from the French Agency for the evaluation of medicinal products. The author, who is an industrial physician practising in France, has thus been able to vaccinate seven workers, who were to work as expatriates in China for a period of several months. The results of an inquiry on the needs of industrial physicians in a French region concerning vaccination against Japanese encephalitis are presented.
Descriptors (primary) France; encephalopathy; vaccination; immunization; virus diseases
Descriptors (secondary) medical prevention; epidemiological aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the nervous system
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)