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Document ID (ISN)76705
CIS number 01-884
Year 1999
Convention or series no. NTP 520-1999
Author(s) MartÝ SolÚ M.C., Alonso EspadalÚ R.M., Constans Aubert A.
Title Biological hazard prevention in the laboratory: Work with viruses
Original title Prevenciˇn del riesgo biolˇgico en el laboratorio: trabajo con virus [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 1999. 6p. 8 ref.
Abstract This information note provides guidance on biological hazards linked to the handling of various viruses (hepatitis A, B and C, herpes, influenza, Armstrong's disease, polio, rabies, spongiform encephalopathy and vesicular stomatitis, HIV and SIV retroviruses); modes of transmission and levels of confinement appropriate for safe work in laboratories.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; biological hazards; viruses; Spain
Descriptors (secondary) influenza; lymphocytic choriomeningitis; contagion; infectious hepatitis; data sheet; smallpox; immunodeficiency syndrome; infection control; rabies
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)