|Document ID (ISN)||77461|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1515-5447 - Salud Ocupacional
|Convention or series no.
||Trad Fager C.
||Tuberculosis, AIDS and work
||Tuberculosis, SIDA y trabajo [in Spanish]|
||Jan.-June 2000, Vol.XVIII, No.76, p.10-17. Illus.
||More than two thirds of the world population is believed to be infected by tuberculosis. The association between tuberculosis (TB) and immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) shows characteristic morbidity. This article describes the clinical features of TB, including its association with AIDS. This article reviews transmission factors, susceptibility and resistance to bacilli, treatment and screening, in particular in the Argentinian context. In terms of occupational hazards, TB represents a risk factor for workers in hospitals, veterinary practices, geriatric care institutions and in the meat processing industry. Various screening methods are also discussed.
||tuberculosis; immunodeficiency syndrome; prison services; veterinary services; health care personnel
||Argentina; rifomycin; chemotherapy; contagion; diagnosis; isonicotinic acid hydrazide
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Argentina|
|Broad subject area(s)
Health care services
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Bacterial and parasitic diseases